Historical information

Wedding dress bodice of Mary Rebecca Poulter ( 1879- )who married Hector (George?) Chapman (1871-1932) in 1901 at Christ Church, Kilmore.


Clothing related to early Kilmore families.

Physical description

Deep blue bodice, tucks entire length of bodice. Bodice boned below bust to narrow waist, sleeves flaring at cuffs. Cotton lining, remnants of a lacy fabric at neckline. High collar, side fastening, dark blue braid trim at cuffs, collar & front. Hand sewn throughout. Front fastenings - metal hooks & eyes. Very fragile & poor condition. Not repairable