Historical information

This dress belonged to Louris White, nee Larsen-Disney, whose wedding dress from 1948 is also in the collection. Louris and her husband lived at 49 South Road, Brighton, just a few doors down from her family.

Physical description

Strapless pink organza cocktail-length dress. Finely pleated bodice and skirt laid on to a heavy vilene. Decorated around the waist with pink organza flowers and two bands of pink satin, one around the bodice and the other around the lower part of the skirt.

Inscriptions & markings

Label: printed black on cream acetate side front bodice: "Original / Margeaux / REGD. / of Melbourne / IMPORTED FABRIC"