Gown, wedding Court / Hudson; unknown; 2022.041.02.1-.2

Name/Title

Gown, wedding Court / Hudson

About this object

Wedding Dress. .1 Wedding Gown. Crinkle chiffon crepe. Circa 1942. V Neck. Gathered across bust. 180mm Basque attached to bust gathering and skirt. Full circle skirt. Side opening with seven dome fasteners. Three large bows on the front, hemline. Bows are made from strips of velvet stitched in a bow design with a centre of pearls. Shoulders have five rows of stitching. Wrist length sleeves with dome fasteners. Worn by Joan Court later Mortimer. L 1290mm x waist 290mm Train total length 1490mm. .2 Petticoat. White satin petticoat, drop waist line, two shoulder straps left placard with three hooks and eyes. L 1070mm x 330mm. Dress is mottled age spots

Maker

unknown

Maker Role

Seamstress

Period

1940s

Place Made

New Zealand

Named Collection

Mortimer Collection

Object Type

Wedding Dress

Object number

2022.041.02.1-.2

Rights

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