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Object Name Dress
Subject Clothing
Domestic Life
Weddings & Courtship
Women
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Accession Number 1976.032.005
Donor Mrs. Carrie Bligh
Description Cream-coloured floor-length dress with short sleeves and v-neck collar. Beaded fringe on bottom of sleeves and collar. Bows down front.
Provenance Wedding dress of Carrie Melryn Bligh (1884-1980) at her first wedding. Born in Quebec, Carrie Bligh, a retired elementary school teacher and active member of the St. Andrew's church and choir moved to Mission in the 1920s. She died at the age of 95.