Wedding dress bodice

Miss Emily Grace Gale wore this dress to her wedding. She was a milliner who worked in Exeter. Emily married Walter Vicary in 1884. It is a day dress in a deep russet colour with velvet trimmings. It has a separate bodice and skirt, which has the fashionable apron front.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
123/1968/1
Category
Decorative Art
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Material
silk (satin) | velvet | | |
Common Name
wedding dress bodice
Simple Name
dress bodice
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1884
Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname
Green & Sons
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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wedding dress bodice