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Wedding Dress

Description

This two-piece dress is composed of a cream wool bodice [a] with high collar and lace on the sleeves and front placket. The bodice yoke is embellished with applique detailing. Twisted cord decorates the bodice hem. The bodice front is boned. The matching skirt (b) has rope fringe details with an applique design down the front. It has a pleated bustle. The skirt is lined with an unidentified material.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Material
appliqué (technique)
lace (needlework)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
dresses (garments)
Gown, Wedding
Lace
lace (needlework)
Rope
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.283AB
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11940

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