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Wedding dress worn by Ann Marsden at St John's Church, Parramatta, 1822

Pale green, silk damask wedding gown with an empire waist and square neckline. The dress has short puffed sleeves over long straight sleeves and a full skirt that gathers into the empire waist. The fabric features small flowers embroidered across its surface. A floral pattern can can also seen embroidered around the hem of the skirt.
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