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Wedding Dress

Description

Plain weave white linen with alternating panels of plain weave and cut work six petal flowers, edges and cetner sewn with silk (?) thread. Round collar with flower cut-out lined with plain linen. Dress is sleeveless and gathered at shoulders. Bodice is cut closely. The skirt is gathered and is tea length. Loops on sides for belt. Collar is attached with a small hook. The dress is fastened with a white zipper in the back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1951
Inscriptions
Tag: ""Bianci of Boston""
Material
linen (material)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Wedding Objects
Descriptive terms
Dress, Wedding
dresses (garments)
linen (material)
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
41 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.7.1
Credit Line
Gift of Theodora Lawton
GUSN
10790
Related Items
Title Slip Accession number 1994.7.2
Title Mitt Accession number 1994.7.3A
Title Mitt Accession number 1994.7.3B
Title Cummerbund Accession number 1994.7.4
Title Headpiece Accession number 1994.7.5
Title Wedding Garter Accession number 1994.7.6
Title Handkerchief Accession number 1994.7.7
Title Teddi Lawton and husband on wedding day

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