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2006.44.1257.1AB (RS11885)

Description

Two piece ivory satin wedding gown. Bodice [A] has a high stand up collar and fitted full length satin sleeves with ivory organdy trim at the cuffs. The center panel of the bodice is made from pleated ivory organdy and ruffled satin. There is a straight ribbon across the waist and pleated and ruffled ivory organdy overlay over the top of each shoulder. Interior of bodice has eleven strips of boning sewn into the front and sides. Full length ivory satin skirt [B] has a small train. Bottom edge of skirt has been trimmed with ivory satin ribbon and ivory satin and organdy flowers. Skirt fastens at back of waist with four hook and eye closures. The entire gown is lined with ivory colored silk. Anna Pingree Wheatland married Stephen Willard Phillips on June 15, 1899.

Details

Maker
Gale Gaylard (Maker)
Date
1899
Inscriptions
"Gale Gaylard/ New York." (Embroidered)
"Miss Wheatland" (Pencil script)
"Mrs. Phillips/Wedding dress" (Pencil script)
Location of origin
NY
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
dresses (garments)
Gown, Wedding
satin
silk (textile)
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
17 12/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1257.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189898
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