Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11940

Description

This two-piece dress is composed of a cream wool bodice [a] with high collar and lace on the sleeves and front placket. The bodice yoke is embellished with applique detailing. Twisted cord decorates the bodice hem. The bodice front is boned. The matching skirt (b) has rope fringe details with an applique design down the front. It has a pleated bustle. The skirt is lined with an unidentified material.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
appliqué (technique)
lace (needlework)
wool (textile)
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
Lace
Rope
Appliqued
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Additional Identification Number

WHS 170

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.283AB