Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1913

GUSN

GUSN-11927

Description

Cream satin wedding dress with cream dotted tulle band collar, yoke and three-quarter sleeves; collar edged with narrow chiffon ruffle; sleeves are tucked and edged with Van Dyke ruffle; band of satin above ruffle trimmed with pearl beads; lace bands over shoulders; satin body forms, points at yoke trimmed with pearl and crystal buttons with crystal tassels; pearl trim around top; pleated cummerbund with rosette in back; hook and eye closure center back placket; assymetrical pleat in front of skirt trimmed with pearls; center back panel of shirt pleated at placket and extending into slight train; hem faced wool flannel and sewn with weighted buttons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
beads (pierced objects)
chiffon
crystal (lead glass)
stitching
lace (needlework)
pearl (animal material)
satin
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
wool (textile)
glass (material)
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Tulle
Wool
Chiffon
Lace
Pearl
Crystal
Beads
Hand Stitched
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Additional Identification Number

92-98
WHS 172

People and Organizations

Mrs. J. Wesley Jones

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.278