Artwork : ArchiveNo00039

Wedding Dress 1787






Contributor Name Katy Ball
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Profession Historian
Location Portsmouth City Museum, Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 06.10.07 12.00pm
Artefact Name Wedding Dress
Artefact Description Fragment of green silk from wedding dress. Good condition for its age, a few tiny holes.
Artefact Date 1787
Artefact Stored Portsmouth City Museum
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Small piece of fabric from inside seam.
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History of Artefact The dress was worn by Mary Nobes for her wedding to James Parker in Fareham.

Historian - 'Mary Nobes decendants are very active in their family history research and they have shown a strong interest in this item.'
Historian Katy Ball
Previous Owners The Parker family (it has been passed down through the generations).
Special Memories

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