Wedding dress.1966; Herbert, Enid; 1966; MT2020.1.4

Name/Title

Wedding dress.1966

About this object

A cream lace over satin wedding dress, made and worn in 1966.The full length dress features a scoop neck bodice, inset unlined long lace sleeves with 8 satin covered buttons and pointed cuff, paneled front skirt to floor length.The skirt has a lining of vylene stiffening. The back has a plain bodice, side zip, a cream satin bow at waist level, and a waterfall of tiered lace ending in a train. It was made by Mrs Enid Herbert of Gore.

Maker

Herbert, Enid

Maker Role

dress maker

Date Made

1966

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
Processed materials, textile, satin
Processed materials, textile, lace

Technique

sewn

Measurements

h 1830mm x w 440 mm
large

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

clothing

Object number

MT2020.1.4

Rights

All rights reserved

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