Wedding dress

Production date
Circa 1880
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Object detail

Long black frock and long sleeves. Worn as a wedding dress in 1880 by Margaret Moncrieff. She was married in old St Paul's Manse in 1880, by Rev A.B. Todd to John Edmonson.The couple lived at Moeraki where John was a fisherman.

Margaret Moncrieff came from Shetland Isles on the "Invercargill", taking journey taking 11 weeks. The groom was from Unst, Shetland Isles.

13 buttons down the front. Bustle at the back.
Production date
Circa 1880
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Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 5253


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