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Wedding outfit
1905

Medium
silk, cotton, brass
Measurements
(a) 43.5 cm (centre back) 64.0 cm (sleeve length) (bodice)
(b) 138.0 cm (centre back) 26.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D210.a-b-1980
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Meryl Smith, 1980
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Cream silk two piece wedding dress, comprising bodice and skirt. High neck boned bodice with full sleeves, decorated with ruched chiffon and ribbon. Centre back opening fastened with brass hooks and hand stitched eyelets. Gored skirt trimmed with cream ribbon, featuring a bow design front and centre back. Skirt extends into train at back, side front opening. Skirt and bodice lined with cream glazed cotton.