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Wedding dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1872-1874 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gill, E. Miss (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin trimmed with tulle and lace, lined with buckram and cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs W.M. Sivewright

  • Museum number:

    T.390 to B-1980

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 125b, case 1 []

Physical description

Cream silk satin wedding dress comprising bodice, skirt and overskirt. It is made from white satin trimmed with tulle, Honiton lace and is machine stitched and hand finished.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1872-1874 (made)

Artist/maker

Gill, E. Miss (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin trimmed with tulle and lace, lined with buckram and cotton

Descriptive line

Silk wedding dress comprising a bodice, skirt and overskirt, designed by E. Gill, London, 1872-1874

Materials

Silk satin; Tulle; Lace

Techniques

Lace-making

Categories

Marriage; Fashion; Women's clothes; British Galleries; Lace

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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