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Wedding dress worn by Elizabeth Jane Howard (nee Smith)

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1883.
Wedding dress in three pieces, bodice, skirt and train. The bodice is of beige ribbed silk brocaded in yellow and white. There are lace ruffles at the neck, sleeves and waist and the front fastens with 11 covered buttons and buttonholes. A small bouquet of orange blossom decorates the left front. The brocade bustle skirt has a cream satin bustle, pleated hem and lace front panel. The brocade train has gauze and satin trim and fastens to the skirt with buttons.
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