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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream satin wedding dress with cream dotted tulle band collar, yoke and three-quarter sleeves; collar edged with narrow chiffon ruffle; sleeves are tucked and edged with Van Dyke ruffle; band of satin above ruffle trimmed with pearl beads; lace bands over shoulders; satin body forms, points at yoke trimmed with pearl and crystal buttons with crystal tassels; pearl trim around top; pleated cummerbund with rosette in back; hook and eye closure center back placket; assymetrical pleat in front of skirt trimmed with pearls; center back panel of shirt pleated at placket and extending into slight train; hem faced wool flannel and sewn with weighted buttons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1913
Material
beads (pierced objects)
chiffon
crystal (lead glass)
glass (material)
lace (needlework)
pearl (animal material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
chiffon
Chiffon
Crystal
crystal (lead glass)
dresses (garments)
glass (material)
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Pearl
pearl (animal material)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Mrs. J. Wesley Jones
Accession Number
1993.278
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11927

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