Victoria and Albert: the art of love

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Victoria and Albert: the art of love

Eugene Lami also served as costumier for the Stuart Ball, designing this dress for Queen Victoria. It's believed the silk came from France, while the underskirt was woven in India. The lace was likely made in Ireland and imitates the 17th-century Venetian style. The dress is the most extravagant item that remains from the Queen's wardrobe