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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream silk gauze wedding gown with bateau neck with piping; pleated and tucked neckline gathers in v-shape toward slightly pointed waistband; piping at waist; boned bodice is lined with white glazed cotton; hook and eye closure at back; cap sleeves with tucks at edge and cream silk ribbon at each shoulder; cartridge pleats all around; voile lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
gauze
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dresses (garments)
gauze
Gauze
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.2114
GUSN
36341
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