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Wedding Dress?

Description

White and beige changable taffeta dress. Neckline trimmed with net, sleeves trimmed with cream chenille fringe. Bodice is pointed and boned. Fifteen cream covered buttons down back and a hook and eye tab at waist. Lined with linen. Matching skirt with train has a hook and eye closure and a pocket on the right side. Skirt hem is lined with crinoline and glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1868
Material
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
dresses (garments)
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
Possibly weddings
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Wedding
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1951.36
GUSN
45311

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