Item NMC/1735A - Wedding dress

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Wedding dress


  • c1920s-1930s (Creation)

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Ivory coloured full length dress in two layers, with a fine gauze silk over silk satin.  Braided shoelace straps, fitted bodice and full skirt with decorative flounces.  Eighteen covered buttons down back.  Some damage through wear and from the metal parts of the buttons. Thought to have been designed and possibly also made by either Daisy or Violet Anderson (see DC 022).

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The Anderson family archive includes material of 5 of its members, namely the sisters Violet Meikle (1873-?) and Daisy Agnes McGlashan (1879-1968), Daisy's husband William Smith Anderson (1877-1929) and their two daughters Daisy M Anderson (1910-1996) and Agnes Violet Neish (nee Anderson) (c1912-2005). All of the members represented attended the Glasgow School of Art between 1888-1936, many of them establishing careers as artists.

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Dimensions: 1340 x 750 mm

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DC 022; also related to wedding head dress NMC/1735B.

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