Wedding dress bodice

Description
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.
Accession Loan No.
123/1968/1
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
wedding dress bodice
Simple Name
dress bodice
Full Name
wedding dress bodice
Dimensions
centre front length 440 mm; bust 760 mm; shoulders width 300 mm
Production Person Surname
Green & Sons
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
1884
Production Year Low
1884
Production Year High
1884
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
silk (satin); velvet

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