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Women's Clothing - Wedding Dress, Swiss Guipure Lace, 1969

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
White slim line lace wedding dress, featuring eleven self-covered buttons down centre back Off centre rear opening done up by metal press studs. The dress has a silk satin lining and netting underskirt.
Size
150 cm neck to floor
Object Registration
2019.0012
Keywords
hartnell of melbourne, golda whelan, wedding dresses, lace dresses, fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society
Historical information
Golda Whelan, a designer with Hartnell of Melbourne designed this frock for her daughter Liane Whelan. Liane married John Merry at St John's Anglican Church in Toorak in 1969
When Made
1969
Made By
Hartnell of Melbourne (Maker)
Significance
The dress was manufactured in the 'house' of Hartnell of Melbourne, a leading Melbourne Fashion House in the 1950s and the 1960s.



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