Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1868

GUSN

GUSN-31930

Description

Cream taffeta overdress with monochromatic floral trail pattern with rosebuds amd multi colored brocaded floral sprays; Bodice is boned and lined with twill cotton; princess seams on back; pagoda sleeves with three applied bows on back seam; small left front pocket at waist; 3" multicolored fringe around square neckline and at elbow and edge of sleeves, down center opening from waist and around hem. Skirt has inverted boxed pleats at back; uneven hemline shorter in front; unlined; sleeves lined with cream silk; hook and eye closure and eight pink silk covered buttons with mauve star; piped armseye; ruching at inside cuff.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
overdresses
brocade (textile)
silk (textile)
taffeta
weddings
fancy dress
Dress
Overdress
Women's clothing
Fancy Dress
Overdress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen

Accession Number

1928.54

Date

1868 (Remade from 18th century silk brocade)

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