London, South Kensington
19 November 2002
A wedding dress, of ivory net tamboured overall with a scrolling foliate design, the lower skirts trimmed with narrow flounces, the neck embellished with strands of clear, opalescent and red beads and embroidered with large imitation pearls, early 20th century; a short net cape, embroidered with diminutive bead roundels and trimmed in lace, labelled JAMES SHOOLBRED & CO TOTTENHAM HOUSE, 1890s; and a collection of black bead trimmings(a lot)
Gwendolen Hands (née Robinson) of Blythe Bridge and Delhi. Sold with a photocopy of a her marriage notice for December 20th 1916.
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