Collection Online
silk (satin), cotton, wax flowers
(a) 54.0 cm (centre back) 27.5 cm (waist, flat) (bodice)
(b) 209.0 cm (centre back) 28.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr J. G. H. Sprigg, 1971
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Creative Victoria through Culture Victoria
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Two piece cream satin wedding dress comprising a fitted bodice with high collar trimmed with lace, centre front fasted with 25 pearl shark buttons, postillion tails at the back, boning inner waistband. Fitted sleeves trimmed with lace and orange blossoms. Skirt, the front is decorated with five tiers of mahine-lace flowers, the full back is created with box pleating and has a long circular train with van Dyck edging lined with glazed cotton.