Object Name: wedding dress & bonnet & bustle
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Accession Number: 1947.272/4
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Bodice : Grey silk poplin, trimmed with white lace. High neck. Three quarter sleeves. Long pointed waist. Front fastening. Sleeves, neck and front trimmed with lace.
Skirt : With draped panniers, bouffant at the back falling into a train with pleated edge. Skirt with pleated and lace frill. Lace frilled front panel with spray of orange blossom.
Bustle : Separate bustle of cotton with twelve semi-circular steels, with additional laced cage at waist.
Bonnet : Grey silk and cream lace trimmed with grey feathers. Fawn strings.
Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 35.6 cm