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Wedding dress and train

Wedding dress and train

  • Place of origin:

    New Zealand (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1914 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, gauze, seed pearls and lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M. Plaisted

  • Museum number:

    T.260:1, 2-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wedding dress and train in ivory satin, gauze, seed pearls and lace.

Place of Origin

New Zealand (possibly, made)

Date

1914 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin, gauze, seed pearls and lace

Object history note

Registered File number 1991/2389.
Part of a wedding dress ensemble T.260:1 to 11-1992.
This dress was worn by the mother of the donor for her marriage at St. Luke's Church, Marlboroughtown, New Zealand on 17 June 1914. The wearer was Constance Clervaux Chaytor, who married Major Godfrey Percy Burrell.

The Museum also has the rose velvet going-away suit worn by the bride T.266:1 to 3-1992.

Descriptive line

Wedding dress and train, possibly made in New Zealand, 1914

Materials

Gauze; Seed pearls

Techniques

Lace making; Satin weave

Categories

Marriage; Fashion; Women's clothes; Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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