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Wedding Dress

Description

Cream silk, leno weave; bodice a) has collar with wire for stiffening; v-shaped decolletage trimmed with lace ruffle; sharply pointed at front and back, boned darts; 3/4 sleeves with lace ruffle and cream satin rosette, 11 covered ball buttons and buttonsholes at front; woolen pads at underarms; interior hook and eye closure at waist; skirt b) taffeta waistband; silk draped at right front, pleated at left front; lace ruffles at side seams; poufs at back with crinoline bustle inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Woven into waistband: ""Darlington Runk & Co/ PHILADELPHIA""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Material
gauze
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
gauze
Leno Weave
Silk
silk (textile)
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1947.232
GUSN
54597

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