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Wedding Dress?

Description

Ivory silk damask wedding dress with silk satin stripes and bands of floral sprays; twill ground; v-shaped neck with lace trim; pleats at shoulder extend toward center front piped shoulder seams at front, waist and armscye; pointed waist; dropped shoulder; short sleeves are shirred and puffed; satin bow at edge of sleeve; boned and padded bodice is lined with cream cotton; hook and eye closure at back; smocked waist (skirt) with 2 satin bows at front; hem lined with cream glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Material
damask
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Possibly weddings
Silk
silk (textile)
Stripe
stripes
Wedding
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1931.1072
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson
GUSN
34111

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