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Wedding dress

2012.46.3 (RS139499)

Description

Wedding gown, full length sheath dress with net, lace, and beaded overlay. Bodice has high neck with full length net sleeves with flared cuffs. Entire gown decorated with seed pearls. Bottom hem is weighted with rolled band of fabric edged with pearls.

Details

Maker
Priscilla of Boston (Designer)
Date
ca. 1970
Inscriptions
"Priscilla/ of Boston" (Gold thread)
"Professionally dry clean only in a clean bath of Stoddard/ solution. Clear mineral bath/ CAUTION: Do not press silks/ or silk and rayon blends/ with a steam iron" (Black thread )
Material
beading (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
beading (process)
Gown, Wedding
silk (textile)
wedding dresses
Dimensions
18 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.46.3
Credit Line
Gift of Priscilla of Boston
GUSN
265452

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