Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding
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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Dress, Wedding


Accession number: 2017.31.1
Category: Main garment
Date: 1960s
Materials: lace, stain, fabric
Measurements: 164 cm L x 72 cm WSleeve 60 cm Shoulder 6 cm Waist 72 cm L - top to bottom 164 cm
Narrative: Wedding Dress belonged to Margaret (Marg) Louise Wagner / Muir she married Bernard (Bern) Constantine Wagner in Bridgetown at the Anglican Church August 27, 1960. Bought dress in Halifax at a price of roughly $99.00 dollars can. 
Description: A white lace wedding dress. Has an illusion neckline - covered in silver gems and fo-pearl beads. Dress has long sleeves and is mainly all lace. Dress has a train in the back. Front of the dress has 2 lace flowers. Sides also each have 2 lace flowers. Back of the dress is pinned up with 36 satin buttons. 3 layers to dress: Satin slip, lace filler, mesh filler, and lace top. Satin layer has three weights holding down dress - for the train. 1 weight is in the front of the waist satin fabric.