Wedding Dress Ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910

GUSN

GUSN-310888

Description

Wedding ensemble worn by Lura Burgess Woodside (1887-1982), who married Charles Hadley Watkins (1886-1957) in 1910. Ensemble includes: Ivory colored silk charmeuse wedding dress [.1a] with long sleeves, lace cuffs, beading on bodice, and weighted hem; lace petticoat [.1b] made of silk taffeta; pair of white leather shoes [.2ab]; pair of ivory knit stockings [.3ab]; pair of white leather gloves marked "Germany"[.4ab]; lace handkerchief [.5]; two lengths of knotted silk organza net ribbon [.6ab].

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stockings
shoes (footwear)
gloves
handkerchiefs
silk (fiber)
leather
organza
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding

Inscription

"From Otto J. Piehler Furrier 12 Bromfield Street Boston, Mass." (Associated box)

Additional Identification Number

1299.182

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Wedding Objects

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.182.1AB-.6AB