Six Maids of Honour attended on Queen Elizabeth II at the 1953 coronation. They wore cream silk satin dresses edged with gold tissue with embroidery designs of trailing flowers and foliage. Designer Norman Hartnell planned for the embroidery to cascade do
1935 wedding of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, to Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas Scott. Lady Alice’s dress was made in pale pink satin because her father had recently died so white wasn’t considered appropriate.