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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
White French wool lace wedding gown with low neckline and high empire waist. Bodice embroidered with beads.
Object Registration
T0114
Keywords
wedding dress, 1960s, coral triplett, coral knowles, john knowles, jinoel, australian wool board, gown of the year, wool lace
Historical information
This dress was worn by Brighton model Coral Triplett when she married John Knowles at St John's Church, Toorak, on 18 June 1966. Made from beaded wool lace, it was commissioned by the Australian Wool Board for the Gown of the Year competition and made by Jinoel, a high-end Melbourne fashion house run by husband and wife team Jill and Noel Kemmelfield.
When Made
1966
Made By
Jinoel (fashion house)
Last updated
20 Aug 2019 at 9:44PM