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Dress, wedding

From the Collection of Port Fairy Historical Society Museum and Archives 30 Gipps Street Port Fairy 3284

Description
Home made wedding dress with attached train and lining/petticoat. Cream crepe over sewn in rayon lining. Material covered buttons x 7 with fabric loops on each wrist of long sleeves. Hook and eye (hand sewn) at back of neck closure and side closures of lining and dress. Velveteen ruffles around edge of train. Velveteen flower accent at front and back waist with Cornelli embroidery. Shirring at top of shoulders. Press studs at wrist closure.
Size
Dress L 134cm, W shoulders (flat) 32 cm, hem (flat) 80 cm. Attached train, L 134cm, W 164 cm. Sleeves, L (inside arm) 46 cm.
Object Registration
VPFH 814
Keywords
female costume dress, wedding, gladys may tieman, alan tieman
Historical information
The dress was worn by Gladys May Moutray when she married Alan Tieman at St. John’s Anglican church Port Fairy in 1941.
When Made
1940s
Last updated
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