Wedding dress 1872-74 The bodice front and polonaise overskirt are trimmed with silk satin ribbon bows. Belt sash of silk satin lined with cream silk, and with a fastening centre front camouflaged with a satin bow. Large silk gauze and net lace bow supported with a stiff cotton gauze interlining and attached to the back of the belt. Accompanied by a matching striped silk gauze cape and separate collar, and a fragment of silk gauze.
Look left for a new Ideas Column featuring lots of contemporary embroidery, cross-stitching and other thread-related products. We love suggestions, so send them on over if you have any! The above are from Emma Smart’s great Greetings series.