Ballgown, cream silk crepe embroidered with silver strip, large short puffed sleeves and pelerine. Co-ordinating garters of white silk, embroidered with silver, and white silk slippers embroidered in cream.

Acquired with a deep bertha collar of silk blond lace which has now been removed as it was a later addition.


  • Title: Wedding dress
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1828
  • Location: Paris
  • Provenance: Given by the Hon. Mrs Brooke
  • Medium: silk crêpe over satin, embroidered with silver, silk lace, embroidered silk shoes

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