This inspired white Edwardian tea dress could have been worn to show social status, as many did in this era. The looser bust of this dress with the detailing towards the bottom show the silhouette and details regarding dresses of this time period as well.
Sheer cotton muslin dress with small darts for close-fitting silhouette. Wide filet lace band trimmed with needle-woven tulips, berries & scrolling leaves vertically placed like arrows across bands of lace.
Wedding Gown: silk with Brussels lace, silk bow on bodice, two-tier skirt with scalloped hems, lined in satin with a border of tight concertina pleats, train. Worn by Ethel Dalziel for her marriage to H.