National Costume Archive


Collection: Wedding Costumes
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Vintage: 1976
Weaver: Aldona Vaitonienė
Photographer:Aidas Rygelis Odonelis
The  sleeve and skirt design of this wedding dress and the gold accent bands are meant to show off the intricacy of the weaving patterns repeated through out the garment by weaver Aldona Vaitonienė. The head-dress was not a crown, but a veil gathered under a lacy cap studded with amber nuggets.

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