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Costume - Raw Silk Wedding Dress, circa 1912

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive & 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Raw silk wedding dress. The full length dress has lace on the bodice and long sleeves. Other decorative elements include finely pleated silk panels on the bodice, an insert on the skirt and on the cuffs of the sleeves The dress uses utilitarian yet decorative buttons that are covered in the same silk fabric as the dress. The final photograph shows two early repairs to the dress.
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fashion & design collection - kew historical society, costumes, wedding dresses
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Last updated
24 Jan 2020 at 9:24AM