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Dawn de VERE

born 1945

Medieval bridal gown 1975 Description: in two parts, underdress (a) and surplice (b)
Place made: Summertown, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, gowns gowns, (a) silk beige coloured with hood and butterfly sleeves with fine bra decoration in gold and white(b) beige satin (?) with appliqued gold satin (?) embroidery threads

Dimensions: sleeve to sleeve 183.4 h x 163.0 w cm hem circumference 261.6 h cm centre back length 130.0 h cm width (bottom) 82.8 w cm shoulder width 34.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Crafts Board Collection donated by the Australia Council 1982
Accession No: NGA 83.3681
Subject: Collection: The Crafts Board of Australia Council collection of Australian and International decorative and design arts, acquired 1982.