Wedding dress consisting of a jacket bodice, skirt, overskirt and belt.
Dress, jacket and peplum of bluish-white figured silk and wool woven with flowered bands over a plain white silk and wool blend skirt. The jacket bodice's neckline and cuffs are edged with frills of pleated muslin, satin piping, cream crochet lace, and lined with white cotton. Plain trained skirt with interior ribbon ties. The peplum overskirt is tightly gathered in the back and falls in festoons draped with silk ribbons. The peplum fastens in the front. Belt of silk and wool and with a flat ribbon bow in the front and back.
The bodice is waist length with deep square neck and long sleeves. It fastens with two dome-shaped satin covered buttons.
The skirt has a straight front, is flat-pleated at the sides and gauged at the centre back where it fastens with hooks and eyes. The front hem is trimmed with a band of pleating, headed by a band of self material piped in satin and finished at either side with a flat bow.
Wedding dress consisting of a silk and wool jacket bodice, skirt, overskirt and belt, designed and made by Cowper & Co., Manchester, 1874