Saturday, February 11, 2012

An interesting Chinese wedding

An interesting Chinese wedding was recently solemnised at the Vivian Street Baptist Church, Wellington, of Daisy, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chin Ting, to Philip Sang, of Wellington. The bride wore a pink satin overdress brocaded in silver, and' veil, with silver shoos and stockings to match, and carried a sheaf of pink gladiolus and maidenhair fern. She was attended by her sister Dolly and Miss Eva Wong, of Carterton, tho former wearing a greenish blue frock of crepe de chine with panels of ribbon and primroses, the latter wearing a mauve silk marocain frock with panels of ribbon and primroses. Both woro bandeaux of silver leaves. The Chinese Consul's daughter was a flower-girl, and was daintily dressed in a pink brocaded marocain frock, with flared skirt, trimmed with rosebuds. Tho bridesmaids and flower-girl wore strings of pearls and armlets, the gift of the bridegroom. Mr. E. Yen was best man and Mr. Harry Wong was groomsman. After the ceremony, the bride's parents gave a reception at the Tung Jung Association rooms. Mr. and Mrs. Sang 'left later for Rotorua and Auckland, the bride travelling in a slate-blue ensemble suite, with felt hat to match. Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 126, 28 May 1926, Page 13

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