Accession number: 2017.31.2
Materials: Velvet, thread, metal
Measurements: 130cm HShoulder length 12.5cm
Arm length 44cm
Narrative: Belonged to Margaret Wagners mother - Erna Muriel Ritcey/ Muir - circa 1935. She married Samuel Wesley Burns Muir November 20th, 1935 at United Baptist Church in Riverport, Lunenburg County. She was born and brought up in Riverport n the South Shore. Dress probably bought somewhere on South Shore/ Lunenburg County. Cost about $35.00. Erna bragged that it was velvet and very nice.
Description: A red velvet wedding dress. Dress has a ruffled collar and ruffled texture on the sleeves. Dress has velvet belt with a silver metal clasp. Clasp has red gems on it. On back there is a metal clasp. Bottom of the collar is white.