Posts tagged with May Littledale

Unveiled: Wedding Dress of the Week

  • Ball gown consisting of a bodice and skirt in moiré silk with machine lace, probably made in Great Britain, ca. 1885. Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Given by the Hon.S.F. Tyser
  • Woman's riding jacket of flannel trimmed with mohair and lined with sateen, designed and made by Messrs Redfern and Co., England, 1885-1886. Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
  • Wedding dress made by Gladman & Womack, London, 1885. Cream silk satin trimmed with embroidered net and pearl beads. Worn by May Primrose to marry Major Herbert Littledale on 10 June 1885 in Cheltenham. Given by the Hon.S.F. Tyser
  • Wedding dress made by Gladman & Womack, London, 1885. Cream silk satin trimmed with embroidered net and pearl beads. Worn by May Primrose to marry Major Herbert Littledale on 10 June 1885 in Cheltenham. Given by the Hon.S.F. Tyser

Perhaps a little unwisely, I have decided to commit to a weekly blog post in conjunction with our current exhibition Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Dress from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Wedding Gown of the Week will include gowns from the Unveiled and Te Papa’s own collection – the exhibition has spurred us on to exploring our… Read more »