Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1915

GUSN

GUSN-11928

Description

Wedding dress with cream satin bodice; yoke and sleeves of scalloped edge cream lace over white chiffon; round neck; short loose sleeves; hook and eye closure in center back placket; surplice front on satin body, pleated at left; chiffon rosette concealing hook and eye at left back waist; bodice lined with cream silk, gathered in front for fullness; silk cover dress shields; front panel has wrap effect, draped from knee to hem; caught at knee with chiffon rosette; deep lace ruffle edging drape; gathered at sides and back; side seams slit at hem to reveal chiffon pleated ruffles; 43" x 30" train attached to hem in back; weighted hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
chiffon
hand sewing
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Chiffon
Lace
Machine Sewn
Floral
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Inscription

Black ink printed on white silk of dress shield: """"THE BEST"" in cross ""WARRENTED/ KLEINERT/ TRADE/ MARK"" under cross ""Crescent/ JAPANESE SILK/ L 7 12""

Additional Identification Number

92-97

People and Organizations

May Heard Jones

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.279.1

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