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Wedding Horseshoe - Ribbon & Lace, circa 1958 Reg. No: HT 16992
- Wedding horseshoe which belonged to Jean Billington, she wore it at her wedding in 1958. The horseshoe was a gift from her grandmother Vera Myrtle Crocker who made it herself and presented it to Jean on her wedding day. The horseshoe also featured wax orange blossom which had been passed on from her mother's and grandmother's wedding dresses.
- Cardboard shaped horseshoe wrapped with white patterned ribbon. Decorated with pink and blue flowers, lace and ribbon.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Nancy Maslen, 2003
|Dimensions:||110 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||women s clothing accessories, clothing accessories, weddings, wedding costumes, horseshoes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Tertiary Classification:||clothing accessories|
|User:||Mrs Jean Billington, Victoria, Australia, 1958|
|Maker:||Mrs Vera Crocker, Victoria, Australia, 1958|
|References:||Copies of family trees, marriage certificates, biographical notes from the donor's daughter, family and wedding photographs|