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Wedding dress

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1889 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, velvet, muslin and machine-made lace, lined with boned silk twill and cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs V. I. Lewin

  • Museum number:

    T.265 to B-1971

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream satin wedding dress consisting of a jacket bodice, skirt and train.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1889 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin, velvet, muslin and machine-made lace, lined with boned silk twill and cotton

Object history note

Worn by Ella Lewin (née Alston) of Bromley, Kent, the daughter of a well-to-do Ceylon tea merchant, for her marriage in 1889.

Descriptive line

Wedding dress consisting of a bodice, skirt and train of satin, velvet and lace, Great Britain, 1889

Categories

Marriage; Women's clothes; Fashion; Lace; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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