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A two piece dress of petrol-blue ribbed silk, trimmed with blue glass buttons and blue velvet, worn at a wedding in 1885. It was made by Mrs. Christie who worked as a dressmaker from 8 Somerset Street, Portman Square, London. The bodice buttons at the front and has two small V-shaped tails at the back.
L (centre front) 370 mm; L (centre back) 525 mm; CM (bust) 820 mm; CM (waist) 640 mm; L (sleeve) 520 mm
silk; velvet; glass; muslin
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