Historical information

Negligee set or Wedding trousseau for the marriage of Charlotte Edith (Tottie) Ryder (aunt of donor) to Alfred George Tooke (b 1898 England d 1998) held at Church of England, Thornbury on 13 March 1948

Physical description

1948 negligee set comprises two pairs of knickers, camisole, bed jacket, petticoat, nightgown. All items are cream coloured satin with appliqued coffee coloured lace.
One pair of knickers has appliqued coffee lace encircling each leg with a hand-worked buttonhole and is missing a button.
Second pair of knickers has appliqued lace floral design on each leg with an elasticised waist band and a plain band on the legs.
Camisole has coffee coloured lace along the top edge and rouleau style shoestring straps.
Bedjacket is short with long sleeves and a front fastening with four self-covered buttons and rouleau fastenings. Coffee coloured hand
appliqued lace is around the neck and along the bottom. The shoulders are padded.
The petticoat has coffee coloured lace around the hem and yoke. It has rouleau style shoestring straps.
The nightgown is long with a coffee coloured lace Vee front. Two satin ties attach to slightly gathered waist.

See also Knickers NA4921, Wedding Dress NA4923, Horseshoes NA4924 and Wedding Veil NA4925