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Wedding Dress

2006.7.1 (RS31021)

Description

Beige (once lavender) patterned silk wedding dress. Silk fabric has a small dash/diamond design. Lined bodice has a high square neckline trimmed with tulle. Vertical pleats extend from the neckline to the waist. Full length sleeves with pleats at the shoulders and plain silk cuffs. Full length skirt has a wide hem and a small train. Dress fastens at neck with hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1828
Material
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Gown, Wedding
marriage
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
wedding dresses
Dimensions
52 x 80 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.7.1
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Breed Pooler
GUSN
180825

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