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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream ribbed corded silk. Bodice (a) has high standing band collar with tulle ruching; lace jabot attached around neck; cream silk cape draped from shoulders to front; same pleated cape and lace attached at cuffs; elbow length sleeves, scalloped and weighted peplum at back; pleated silk crepe belt pointed at front; silk covered buttons and pearl buttons at center front; bodice is boned and lined with tan linen damask; fitted sleeves. Skirt (b) in matching corded silk; draped with silk crepe (same as bodice); long train with box pleats around hem, lace, and crinoline dust ruffle; hook and eye overlapping closure at back; fully lined with glazed cotton and crinoline hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1884-1886
Material
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
crinolines
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
Crinoline
crinolines
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Trousseau
trousseaux
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.922
GUSN
40774
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