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Object Name Dress, Wedding
Date 1966
Place of Origin Portsmouth
Description Wedding dress of Louise Richardson. Off white silk (likely yellowed with age), sewn from Vogue Couturier Design pattern 1347 by John Cavanagh. Dress has a cowl neck and 3/4 length wide sleeves. A-Line cut with empire style waist line. Flare at bottom of dress with slight circular train. Much longer train attached from back collar and appx. 3 ft longer than dress, pleated where attached to neck and widens as it goes down the body. 20" slit down middle of train from the collar to allow for easier dressing. Inner boning inside bodice of dress. Sleeves have 3" fold up.
Accession Number 2014.4