Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-40366

Description

Blue taffeta; bodice has high, piped neckline; long full sleeves with epaulets and applied decoration at cuffs; trimmed with black lace and band of bead and coil; piped waist with sharp points at front and back; boned darts; padded and lined with brown cotton twill; hook and eye closure hidden by 10 covered buttons; sleeves lined with white glazed cotton; cuffs lined with white silk; skirt has box pleats all around; waistband lined with cotton; hook and eye closure; fully lined with brown glazed cotton; pocket on side; 2 pairs of hook and eye along side seams of lower front for raising skirt for walking.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
weddings
Women's clothing
Wedding
Silk
Taffeta
Cotton
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1939.616A-B
1939.616

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1939.616AB

Date

1865 (July 1865 Wedding date)

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