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Colchester Historeum

Dress, Wedding


Accession number: 07.4866
Category: Wedding Objects
Date: 1950s
Materials: Cotton
Measurements: 149 cm L x 39.5 cm WSide zipper: 21cm Waist: 84cm 16cm of net panel gathered to the waist
Description: A wedding dress with a brocade top with a modified sweetheart neckline. Short puffed sleeves, that are self bound. A net overskirt, with a net panal gathered to the waist on to which is gathered a full net skirt reaching to the hem. The underskirt is made of rayon fabric. The gown also features a side zipper.