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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.
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""
May Heard Jones
Weston Historical Society
Title Petticoat Accession Number 1993.279.2
Title Garter Accession Number 1993.279.3