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Wedding Dress

Description

Two piece ivory striped wedding gown; stripes alternate between satin and ribbed silk. Bodice [a] has a broad neckline; satin piping at neck, armseye and waist; cap sleeves trimmed with lace; pointed waist; boned; lined with tan cotton twill; hook and eye closure. Skirt [b] has a linen waistband; cartridge pleats all around; lined with white glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1855
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
reeding
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dresses (garments)
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
machine-made
reeding
Ribbed
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1938.53AB
GUSN
39531

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