Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1855

GUSN

GUSN-39531

Description

Two piece ivory striped wedding gown; stripes alternate between satin and ribbed silk. Bodice [a] has a broad neckline; satin piping at neck, armseye and waist; cap sleeves trimmed with lace; pointed waist; boned; lined with tan cotton twill; hook and eye closure. Skirt [b] has a linen waistband; cartridge pleats all around; lined with white glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
reeding
satin
silk (textile)
stripes
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Cotton
Ribbed
Hand Stitched
Striped
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Additional Identification Number

1938.53A-B
1938.53

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1938.53AB