The wedding dress : 300 years of bridal fashions

Edwina Ehrman, Author

2011
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Maker and Role
Edwina Ehrman, Author
Production Date
2011
Description
"This book describes the history of the white wedding dress in Britain from its antecedents in the eighteenth century to the present day. At its core is the Victoria and Albert Museum's superb collection of fashionable wedding dress" - Introduction.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-203) and index.
Introduction
1. Silver and white 1700-90
2. The white wedding dress 1790-1840 - A working-class wedding
3. Commercializing the white wedding 1840-1914 - Too old for white
4. Towards the modern 1914-45 - To wed in red
5. Ready-to-wear 1945-90 - A civil wedding
6. Choosing white 1990s to the present.
ISBN/ISSN
9781877385834
Physical Description
208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Media/Materials
Signature/Marks
"WITHDRAWN" above Te Papa barcode inside front cover Ink Stamp
Library card inside front cover
Accession No
PUB-2017-4.4
Credit Line
Edwina Ehrman. 2011. The wedding dress : 300 years of bridal fashions, PUB-2017-4.4. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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