From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments, Costuming THE CROWN will feature 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
“The Crown is a sweeping, sumptuous
“Glamorous, memorable costumes as riveting as the drama in which they appear.”
This intriguing exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at how costume design is used to create riveting drama and to re-create history. Explore the elegance and style of a bygone era by examining the extraordinary contributions of Emmy®- and BAFTA-winning designers Michele Clapton and Jane Petrie to seasons 1 and 2 of The Crown.
Discover how costumes play a major role in storytelling and character development in this fictional portrayal of the British royal family that is sweeping the globe!
"Costuming THE CROWN"
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Now through January 5, 2020