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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Duchess Catherine and Queen Elizabeth visit wedding dress

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks with Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge as they view the dress she wore for her royal wedding. (JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Queen Elizabeth II visited Kate’s wedding dress at Buckingham Palace on Friday.

(Gallery: Royal wedding exhibition.)

Catherine’s Alexander McQueen gown, her tiara and other knick-knacks from the royal wedding, including the cake, will be on display to the public beginning Saturday. So far, 125,000 tickets at a cost of about $29 each have been purchased.

When the royal women visited the exhibit, the Queen had this to say of the dress display, according to Us Weekly: “Horrid, isn't it? Horrid and dreadful!”

Was the Queen really joking? Maybe not, if you believe a report from the AFP. “It's made to look very creepy,” the Queen said of the display, according to a reporter from Britain’s Press Association. The palace would not comment on the conversation.

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