Friday, October 31, 2014

Wedding Gown, ecru silk satin dress (c. 1941) #691


Wedding Gown, ecru silk satin dress, hand embroidered bodice with pearls and silver thread. The four leaf clover motif refers to the bride's birth date: St. Patrick's Day. (c. 1941)

Donor: Tia Sidey. Worn by her mother-in-law, Eileen Wilkinson, who was the daughter of the Lord Mayor of London. She married Ian Sidey in 1941 during the London Blitz.