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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream taffeta dress with monochromatic floral trail pattern with rosebuds amd multi colored brocaded floral sprays; Bodice is boned and lined with twill cotton; princess seams on back; pagoda sleeves with three applied bows on back seam; small left front pocket at waist; 3" multicolored fringe around square neckline and at elbow and edge of sleeves, down center opening from waist and around hem. Skirt has inverted boxed pleats at back; uneven hemline shorter in front; unlined; sleeves lined with cream silk; hook and eye closure and eight pink silk covered buttons with mauve star; piped armseye; ruching at inside cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868
Material
brocade (textile)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
brocade (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
silk (textile)
taffeta
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1928.54
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen
GUSN
31930
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