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Wedding Dress

1963.2 (RS80590)

Description

White whitework embroidery on bodice front and hem. Small bouquets on bodice with scrolling ribbon, cornucopia on hem with graps and grape leaves with scalloped garland beneath. Drawstring neckline, narrow Empire waistband, short sleeves gathered with drawstring, fullness gathered at back waist between shoulders, self-sash. Six tucks at hem above embroidery, embroidered scalloped edge. Panels inserted at side seams of skirt and sleeves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1814
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Empire
Empire (style)
Floral
floral patterns
Grape Bunches
Hand Stitched
Leaf
stitching
vine scrolls
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1963.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Newton R. Mayall
GUSN
46697

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