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Stories of Cloth


Online Exhibit - Marriage


The customs surrounding weddings often provide a window through which we can observe and understand a culture. Marriage ceremonies differ widely from culture to culture, along with the rituals that accompany them, and the choice of fabrics that adorn the bridal party.

  1. An Asian Wedding Sari,1989. The bride wore shocking pink, heavily embroidered with green and gold. The groom wore an English suit from Next.
  2. An English wedding dress worn by grandma in 1920.
  3. Jewish wedding vows are made beneath a fabric Chopa.
  4. View of the Marriage installation at the Waterside Arts Centre.

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