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Wedding dress and veil

  • Place of origin:

    Luton (made)

  • Date:

    1947 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marie of Luton (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Acetate silk and embroidered silk tulle veil, wax and wire

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs H.V. Everett

  • Museum number:

    T.232:1, 2-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length wedding dress of white figured acetate silk and embroidered silk tulle veil.

Place of Origin

Luton (made)

Date

1947 (made)

Artist/maker

Marie of Luton (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Acetate silk and embroidered silk tulle veil, wax and wire

Marks and inscriptions

Cryptic label depicting two parallel bars on either side of a solid black spot

Object history note

This dress was worn by Marie Vidoykovitch for her marriage on 21 June 1947 to Howard Everett at Leckworth Free Church, Hertfordshire.

Descriptive line

Wedding dress of acetate silk and embroidered silk tulle veil, Utility, Marie of Luton, England, 1947

Production Note

Utility

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Acetate (textile); Tulle; Wax; Wire; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Embroidered

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Marriage; Embroidery

Production Type

Model

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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