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Wedding Dress

1966.412 (RS34422)

Description

a) Bodice-- Iridescent plaid taffeta; plaid- blue, red, brown; high neck with standing band collar; full long sleeves and yoke trimmed with brown and beige silk fringe; 10 buttonholes and 7 brown covered buttons center front (3 are missing); hook and eye at bottom; rounded waist; boned darts; princess seams; tan cotton twill lining. b) Skirt-- Blue cotton twill waist with hook and eye closure at front; cartridge pleats at back; pocket on right side; fully lined with tan glazed cotton; hem edged with brown wool tape. c) Belt-- Self-fabric belt edged with brown and cream braid; hook and eye closure; self-bow; tan glazed cotton and paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Plaid
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1966.412
GUSN
47366

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