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Wedding Dress

Description

Wedding dress with cream satin bodice; yoke and sleeves of scalloped edge cream lace over white chiffon; round neck; short loose sleeves; hook and eye closure in center back placket; surplice front on satin body, pleated at left; chiffon rosette concealing hook and eye at left back waist; bodice lined with cream silk, gathered in front for fullness; silk cover dress shields; front panel has wrap effect, draped from knee to hem; caught at knee with chiffon rosette; deep lace ruffle edging drape; gathered at sides and back; side seams slit at hem to reveal chiffon pleated ruffles; 43" x 30" train attached to hem in back; weighted hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1909-1915
Inscriptions
Black ink printed on white silk of dress shield: """"THE BEST"" in cross ""WARRENTED/ KLEINERT/ TRADE/ MARK"" under cross ""Crescent/ JAPANESE SILK/ L 7 12""
Material
chiffon
hand sewing
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Gown, Wedding
hand sewing
Lace
lace (needlework)
Machine Sewn
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
People and organizations
May Heard Jones
Accession Number
1993.279.1
Credit Line
Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11928
Related Items
Title Petticoat Accession number 1993.279.2 Notes 1993.279 2 PETTICOAT Relationship Part of set
Title Garter Accession number 1993.279.3 Notes 1993.279 3 GARTER Relationship Part of set

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