Wedding dress

Meynier (Madame)early 1908

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Wedding dress of ivory silk satin and with a sprig of artificial orange blossom. The dress is covered with matching net on which is a piped pattern. High necked dress with elbow-length sleeves, and with a square ended train. Applied silk rouleau in swooping and elongated Art Nouveau scrolls. Trimmed with a tasselled fringe. The bodice is lined with white cotton and is boned, and with the maker's name on the tape. It fastens at the back with hooks and eyes.

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  • Title: Wedding dress
  • Creator: Meynier (Madame)
  • Date Created: early 1908
  • Location: France
  • Provenance: Given by Mrs D. C. Mason
  • Medium: Silk satin, net, trimmed with fringe, lined with cotton and boned