A 150-year-old antique wedding dress that was lost after a dry cleaners went bust has been located.
Tess Newall, of Morham, East Lothian, spoke of being “distraught” after discovering the dress, which belonged to her great-great grandmother, was missing.
It followed the closure of Kleen Cleaners in St Mary Street, Edinburgh.
She posted an update on social media saying the dress was found “in a crumpled heap” at the closed shop.
The 29-year-old who married Alfred Newall, 30, in East Lothian, in June, told the BBC she was “absolutely over the moon” at the discovery, and said the last 24 hours had been “surreal”.
The dress was sent to be dry cleaned in September and the shop shut in October.
The business is now being dealt with under Scottish bankruptcy law in a process known as sequestration.
A post by Mrs Newall, about the loss of her dress, was shared more than 200,000 times on social media.
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