Object Name: wedding dress
Artist/Maker: Sherard, Michael
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Accession Number: 1956.25
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Yellow organdie worked throughout with overlapping horizontal tucks becoming broader towards hem.
Straight top edge level with underarms, narrow shoulder straps concelaed under square collar with wide square neckline. Fastening with hook and eye under left arm, zip below to hip. Skirt fitting hips. Narrowing from hip to knee, widening below. Cut with train.
Featured in Cotton Board Fashion Show "Cotton in Fashion 1951 at the Dorcester Hotel, London, during London Fashion Fortnight in May.
Type: Length CF
Height: 160 cm
Type: Length CB
Type: Shoulder to waist