The tiara is a Danish family heirloom.
Worn by her aunt Margarethe and Anne
Marie, also by her mother Benedikte. Later
to be worn by cousin Alexia of Greece. It
was a wedding present to her great-
grandmother the Princess Margaret of
Connaught from the Khedive of Egypt.
The veil was made with designs of small
bows, lilies and lilies-of-the-valley.
It too was a wedding present to Princess
Margaret of Connaught from the Irish lace
makers. Both have become family wedding
heirlooms for female decendants of the
late Queen Ingrid (born a princess of Sweden).
Princess Alexandra wore a dress of white
silk. Most likely the work of the danish
court designer. With a high neckline,
and ¾ length bell sleeves. Each sleeve
had two bells made from the same silk. ?
The top bell had a swirl motif around
the arm, more than likely made from lace.
The dress was fitted in the chest area,
The Princess’ train was about as long as