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Colchester Historeum

Dress, Wedding


Accession number: 2013.240.01
Category: Wedding Objects
Object type: Wedding;Ladies
Materials: Cotton, Sheer Lawn.
Measurements: 127 cm L x 45 cm W
Description: ladies wedding gown 1913, pearl white, Cotton, sheer lawn. Decorative open work embrodery throughout dress. Lace on collar. 6 buttons down the back (pear colored) to waist, hook and eyes to lower back. Long sleeves, high neckline. 
History of Use: Worn by Christine Baillie (mother of Anna Hamilton) from east Earltown (1884-1970) Christine married Alister Hamilton on July 7 1913.