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Wedding Dress

Accession

1-926-37-08318

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1926

Style Period

Description

Dress has scoop neck, below-the-knee length, waistline seam at dropped waist. Loose enough to pull over the wearer's head. Long sleeved faux jacket is attached, has two butterfly-like "wings" that float over the front bodice and are stitched together at the front waist. Sleeves are gathered at the wrist into a one inch cuff. The dress was worn as a wedding dress by the donor's mother in February 1926.

Condition

good

Colour

Material

Donor