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dress, wedding

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    wedding dress early 1950's embossed cream coloured satin. Style of dress is 1930's. Waisted bodice with small pointed double collar. Back of collar stands up. Bust in defined by three pleats either side of front opening. Button's from just under bust area that are self covered with loops. Small front panel under bust forms part of skirt with small pleat at either side of panel as means of darting skirt. Full circle skirt with long train with long train starting at side panels. Long sleeves slightly gathered at wrist. Side opening to bottom of sleeve with three press stud closure. Top of bodice above top button two hook & eyes at neck line. One hook and eye is from collar other from under button stand. Side opening has 6 domes and three hook and eyes. Front of skirt not lined but train is lined. Tape at bottom of train enabling bride to hold train up. Back of bodice is darted and back of skirt has 4 pleats allowing fullness in train. Very small short lining reinforcement (bustle) at back of garment.
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    27 May 2005
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