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Wedding Dress

Description

Steel blue. Center front, back cuffs and hem of skirt trimmed with wide band of ruching of dress fabric. Bows on cuffs. Bodice has bustled peplum. Boned and lined with brown cotton twill. Coin pocket on left front. 12 buttonholes and 11 purple buttons and hook and eye closure. Skirt has draped overshirt on right side. Left side has pocket and diagonal pleating. Cartridge pleats at back. Bustle extention. Hook and eye closure at waist. Ties for bustle. Lined with tan glazed chintz. Ruffle at hem lined with black crinoline. Underlining of brown wool at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1964.322
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace
GUSN
47044

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