White silk bodice and skirt with embroidered muslin overdress, pleated-front bodice, long sleeves, full bell-shaped skirt. Embroidered in white cotton upon the shoulders and sleeve cuffs, down the front of the skirt and around the hem with a repeating row of plants with large fan shaped flowers, wavy stems, rosettes and dotted patterns. Additional edging to neck, cuffs, and co-ordinating satin square bag of Valenciennes lace.


  • Title: Wedding dress
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1848
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Provenance: Given by Miss E. A. Woolmer
  • Medium: silk overlaid with embroidered muslin, Valenciennes lace

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