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Wedding dress

Wedding dress

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 1911 (made)
    6th July 1911 (worn)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk, net and lace with beads

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the family of Lady Dorothy Hope Morley

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wedding dress, draped tunic of beaded net and lace, tasselled beaded fringes and details; over a hobble skirted underdress. Accompanied with leather gloves and silk stockings with openwork decoration

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, made)


early 1911 (made)
6th July 1911 (worn)



Materials and Techniques

silk, net and lace with beads

Object history note

Worn by the Lady Dorothy Edith Isobel Mercer Henderson Hobart Hampden for her marriage to the Hon. Claude Hope Morley at the parish church of Hampden, Great Missenden, Bucks, on July 6th 1911

Descriptive line

Draped net and lace wedding dress over a silk hobble skirt


Silk; Net; Lace; Beads


Marriage; Fashion; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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