wedding dress & cape

wedding dress & cape


Grey silk, with horizontal woven stripe of double thread of chenille. Yoke of loosely woven bobbin lace in cream cotton, extending over shoulder and in central spade-shape to waist, back and front. V neck shaped opening outlined with band of pink wool mounted on cream silk gauze. Bodice lined with cream silk below yoke, lining open left side, bodice folding over to back of yoke and fastening there. Opening extending into skirt. Front seam of skirt covered with narrow band of pink wool with buttons either side, from waist to hip. Long sleeves fastening at wrist. Cape : Pink wool. The wedding outfit of Stella Mary Newton.

Object Name

wedding dress & cape

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Length: 119.4cm
Cape: 143.5cm
Shoulder to waist: 39.4cm
Hem: 111.8cm
Waist: 63.5cm

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