wedding dress & hat & gloves



wedding dress & hat & gloves

Summary

Ankle length wedding dress in ice blue rayon satin with long sleeves and turn down collar in matching machine made lace. Cut on the cross with waist seam front and back; and inverted v shaped panel under bust cf; 3 parallel darts for bust either side cf; single dart at shoulder; cf opening fastening with a row of 9 self fabric covered buttons and loops and with a single press stud at the neck. Skirt cut in 8 narrow panels with 2 additional long gussets each side seam. Very narrow hem; seams cut with scalloped inner edges; all machine stitched. Lace sleeves gathered into satsin cuffs, fastening with a press stud and 2 decorative buttons; matching collar cut with points front and back. Unlined. Separate sash, blue satin faced with gold metallic lame; unstitched. Hat of matching blue satin with a circular crown with straight sides and central seam, and with a flat circular brim with rows of parallel decorative stitching. Made-up bow cf. Gloves of paler blue knitted rayon with machine net and lace gauntlets.


Object Name

wedding dress & hat & gloves

Date Created

1938

Dimensions

hat (hat: diameter: 10.5 in):

accession number

1994.56/3

Collection Group

costume
womenswear

Place of creation

Manchester

Medium

Legal

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