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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream mousselaine de soie over cream taffeta. Bodice a) has pointed yoke of lace with black ruffle and backed with tulle; standing band collar with lace pearls and cream satin trim; blouson front; short bell-shape sleeve with double flounce and trimmed with cream satin; long undersleeve has been gathered at cuff which has openwork and satin trim; bodice is pointed at front; cream satin belt with hook and eye bow at back; hook and eye closure center back. Skirt b) matches bodice; sheer silk over tafetta, gathered at waistband; 3 rows of cream satin trim; train; pleated taffeta dust ruffle; hook and eye closure at back, with eyes at waist to be hooked into bodice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1904
Inscriptions
Woven on waistband of bodice: ""Connell/ BOSTON""
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
1944.268
GUSN
53736
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