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Preparing Princess Diana wedding dress for exhibit at Museum Center

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- The only two people in the world allowed to handle Princess Diana's wedding dress, removed it from its crate to prepare for exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

"Diana, A Celebration" will go on exhibit Friday, February 14. This is the final stop of the exhibition. It chronicles the life and humanitarian work of Princess Diana. 150 objects, including her famous wedding dress, 28 designer dresses, two tiaras, family heirlooms and rare home movies make up the exhibition.

The wedding dress is made up of six different fabrics including 25 yards of silk taffeta, 100 yards of tulle crinoline and 150 yards of netting for the veil. The gown is hand-embroidered with more than 10,000 mother-of-pearl sequins and pearls. The 25-foot silk train is the longest in Royal history.

The exhibit will run from Friday through August 17.
 

 

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