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Wedding Dress

Description

Gold and cream jacquard weave; silk; chevron patterned ground with floral wreaths; high piped neckline; fitted, elbow length sleeves with self-ruching and ruffle at elbow; assymetrical collar with lappets of self-fabric and ruched; basque style bodice (fitted through hips); boned front and back and lined with tan cotton twill; front of skirt is smocked and ruched; box pleats from waist to hem with 2 bands of cream satin ribbon with bows; gold silk fringe at sides at hem; long train; skirt lined with tan cotton and crinoline dust ruffle with lace; cotton tape ties for bustle attached to lining. 15 silk covered buttons at center front (neck to end of basque bodice). Sleeves lined with white cambric. Wool stitched to armseye (to absorb sweat).

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
jacquard
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Geometric Meander
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
meanders (patterns)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.1061
GUSN
53268
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