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Wedding Dress

Description

Two piece ivory taffeta wedding gown with broad neckline and short sleeves gathered at armhole; cream silk embroidery on sleeve of shirt. Cutwork embroidery with rest of crinoline insert on sleeves and skirt; floral and floral trail pattern; bodice is boned; sharp point at front and back; laced closure at center back; wool breast padding; lined with glazed linen; skirt has box pleats; linen waistband with hook and eye closure; pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1852
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
fashion (concept)
Floral
floral patterns
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
High Fashion
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1928.1127AB
GUSN
41371

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