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Wedding outfit
silk, cotton, brass
(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
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Meryl Smith, 1980
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Gallery 6
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical 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.