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Dress - Wedding dress

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Ivory satin dress with train overlaid with machine made lace. High, gathered neckline, leg-of-mutton sleeves, In-built padded hip rolls. Front of dress is decorated with wax flowers.
Object Registration
T0069
Keywords
wedding dress, lace, ball and welch, edna emily seehusen, william alexander mcquilten, brighton congregational church, brighton
Historical information
Worn by Edna Emily Seehusen (1916-2005) when she married William Alexander McQuilten (1911-2010) in September 1947 at Brighton Congregational Church, Black Street, Brighton.
When Made
1947
Made By
Dorothy Draper (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, woven pink on cream silk, centre back neck: A / Dorothy Draper / Original / EXCLUSIVE TO / BALL & WELCH LTD. / MELBOURNE
Last updated
8 Jan 2020 at 9:28PM