Wedding Gown and Veil

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1885-1886

GUSN

GUSN-258040

Description

A) Ivory-colored silk wedding gown; foundation of rep-weave silk; overskirt and sleeves silk damask weave; bodice and end of 3/4 length sleeves adorned with silk floral lace; bodice corsetted and has 13 hook and eye closures and two snaps on top; skirt with silk, rep-weave pleats and lace trimming and is part of the underskirt; silk lining; B) lace veil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
silk (textile)
lace (needlework)
wedding dresses
weddings
marriage
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Inscription

"M MC Murray/ 145 Hancock St./ Cambridgeport Mass." (on twill tape)
"301"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Flavin

Accession Number

1998.11AB

Date

1885-1886 (worn 1923; 1952)

Places

Cambridgeport (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
United States