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Wedding Dress

Description

Robe a la francaise, cream with multi-color floral spray pattern, ground striped with small buds and leaves. Round neckline and front edges trimmed with ruching; Fine cream silk trim with scalloped edge along front and elbow length ruffled sleeves. Bodice lined with linen. Half of skirt lined with silk, deep ruffled, hem trimmed with same padded ruching as over skirt, drawstring waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Material
brocade (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
brocade (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1949.128AB
GUSN
54953
Related Items
Title Shoes Accession number 1949.129 Notes 1949.129 SHOE Relationship Used together

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