Wedding Gown; Hand made; 1996.92


Wedding Gown

About this object

Cream satin wedding gown, Round neckline, front bodice embroidered with a bugle bead design. The sleeves are three quarter length with the same design at the bottom. The bodice back has the same bugle bead design with cape-style sides dropping from the shoulders to the skirt. It has a pleated waist band with a buckle at the back of the dress. The skirt is straight with the same bugle bead design at the front, side folds hang from the side of waist to the hemline. Worn by Jessie Glessing who married William John Scott Johnston, June 6th 1923 at St Georges Church Thames, New Zealand.


Hand made

Place Made

New Zealand

Object Type

Wedding Dress

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