Wedding dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1970

GUSN

GUSN-265452

Description

Wedding gown, full length sheath dress with net, lace, and beaded overlay. Bodice has high neck with full length net sleeves with flared cuffs. Entire gown decorated with seed pearls. Bottom hem is weighted with rolled band of fabric edged with pearls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
silk (textile)
beading (process)
Gown, Wedding

Inscription

"Priscilla/ of Boston" (Gold thread)
"Professionally dry clean only in a clean bath of Stoddard/ solution. Clear mineral bath/ CAUTION: Do not press silks/ or silk and rayon blends/ with a steam iron" (Black thread )

Additional Identification Number

401.3

Maker

Priscilla of Boston (Designer)

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

18 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla of Boston

Accession Number

2012.46.3