Bride has something old sorted as she weds in 127-year-old dress worn by her great-great-grandmother


Bride has something old sorted as she weds in 127-year-old dress worn by her great-great-grandmother

Bride has something old sorted as she weds in 127-year-old dress worn by her great-great-grandmother

8:22 PM on 4th August 2011

Something old, something borrowed: Allison Shellito wore her great-great grandmother

Something old, something borrowed: Allison Shellito wore her great-great grandmother”s dress for her wedding day – and it was still in almost perfect condition 127 years after it was first worn

Keep it in the family: Jean and John Shellito, who married in 1941 with Jean wearing the wedding dress that belonged to John

Keep it in the family: Jean and John Shellito, who married in 1941 with Jean wearing the wedding dress that belonged to John”s grandmother, Nellie, who wore the dress in 1884 for her own wedding

Memories: Allison

Memories: Allison”s mother Mimii also wore the dress on her wedding day in 1982 when she married Jack. “It looked as stunning on Allison as it had so many years before when I wore it,” she said

Happy times: Allison

Happy times: Allison”s aunt Barbara wore the dress on her wedding day too. “She loved seeing the dress in all its glory again, said Allison