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Wedding Dress

Description

Sheer white embroidered with serpentine foliate bands (chain stitch and white work). High waist, drawstring neckline. Shirred bands at shoulders. Plain, long sleeves with piping and ruffle with double hem at waist. Drawstring at neckline and waist at back. Front panel extends to hem with side panels extending to hem below front panel. Back side panels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1812-1820
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Gown, Wedding
Hand Stitched
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
stitching
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1960.117
GUSN
46370

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