Grace Kelly's Wedding Headpiece

Designed by Helen Rose, American, 1904 - 1985. Made by the wardrobe department of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Culver City, California, founded 1924. Worn by Grace Kellyat her marriage to Prince Rainier of Monaco, American (Philadelphia), 1929 - 1982.

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1956

Medium:
Silk needle lace (rose point), seed pearls, wax and paper orange blossoms, wire frame

Dimensions:
7 1/16 × 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (17.9 × 19.1 × 12.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor (Dorrance Galleries)

Accession Number:
1956-51-4a

Credit Line:
Gift of Her Serene Highness, the Princesse Grace de Monaco, 1956

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