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Wedding Dress Ensemble

2015.62.182.1AB-.6AB (RS222873)

Description

Wedding ensemble worn by Lura Burgess Woodside (1887-1982), who married Charles Hadley Watkins (1886-1957) in 1910. Ensemble includes: Ivory colored silk charmeuse wedding dress [.1a] with long sleeves, lace cuffs, beading on bodice, and weighted hem; lace petticoat [.1b] made of silk taffeta; pair of white leather shoes [.2ab]; pair of ivory knit stockings [.3ab]; pair of white leather gloves marked "Germany"[.4ab]; lace handkerchief [.5]; two lengths of knotted silk organza net ribbon [.6ab].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910
Inscriptions
"From Otto J. Piehler Furrier 12 Bromfield Street Boston, Mass." (Associated box)
Material
leather
organza
silk (fiber)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Wedding Objects
Descriptive terms
Dress, Wedding
gloves
handkerchiefs
leather
organza
shoes (footwear)
silk (fiber)
stockings
wedding dresses
Accession Number
2015.62.182.1AB-.6AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310888

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