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wedding dress bodice and skirt

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.127.1
Description
Wedding dress bodice and skirt, 1888. White lace. Bodice has three quarter length sleeves with ruffled cuff, round neck line, scalloped hem. Skirt is missing.
Object History
Dress was worn by Rachel Mills when she married George Davies in Winnipeg in September,1888. The couple soon moved west, renting a home in New Westminster for a short period before moving to a home at 6th Street and 3rd Avenue (now 12th Avenue) in Burnaby. For a short time they lived at a home that…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.127.1
Description
Wedding dress bodice and skirt, 1888. White lace. Bodice has three quarter length sleeves with ruffled cuff, round neck line, scalloped hem. Skirt is missing.
Object History
Dress was worn by Rachel Mills when she married George Davies in Winnipeg in September,1888. The couple soon moved west, renting a home in New Westminster for a short period before moving to a home at 6th Street and 3rd Avenue (now 12th Avenue) in Burnaby. For a short time they lived at a home that had previously belonged to George's brother, Richard, before moving to their own home next door on Lot 11. George and Rachel Davies raised four children in their home, two boys and two girls. Daughter Lillian May Davies wore the dress when she was a bridesmaid for Elizabeth Lewis when she married Henry Love circa 1907.
Name Access
Jones, Lillian (nee Davies)
Davies, George
Davies, George Mrs.
Record Type
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