Wedding dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

November 9, 1882

GUSN

GUSN-222182

Description

Two-piece pearl gray silk taffeta wedding dress: Jacket shaped bodice [a] with high band collar, buttons on front, and large bow at back; Skirt [b] is box-pleated and has ruffled and pleated hem with train. Lined with ivory cambric and net, trimmed with ivory machine lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
machine lace
dressmaking
Late Victorian
Gown, Wedding

Associated Person

Glaser, Olive Smith

Maker

Possibly (Dressmaker)

Accession Number

2009.1.1ab

Date

November 9, 1882 (Date of wedding)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)