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Since her tragic early death, Princess Diana's dresses have been in exhibits around the world and some have sold for quite a bit of money. Earlier this year the black taffeta gown that she wore on her first official appearance after her engagement to Prince Charles sold for £192,000 at auction. That dress was bought by the Fundacion Museo De La Moda in Chile. Jorge Yarur, the founder of the museum, has said that when he dies he plans to have this dress and the other Diana dresses he owns donated to Kensington Palace, where she lived from the time of her wedding in 1981 until her death in 1997.
Princess Diana's wedding dress is currently in Michigan at the Grand Rapids Art Museum where it is the star of an exhibit titled "Diana -- A Celebration," which opened earlier this month and runs through February 16, 2011. The exhibit of more than 150 personal objects includes the ivory silk taffeta and lace wedding dress, with a fitted, boned bodice and curved neckline. Admission to the exhibit is $20.