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Ivory moire wedding dress with netted overlay from top to bottom. Broad neckline draped with lace with paisley and floral motif. Short sleeves trimmed with net rosette and net ruffle. V-shaped shirring of net at front. Net belt. Two bands of embroidered net at hem with deep ruffle. Sheer lining between net and moire. Underskirt has self rucked hem. Bodice is boned and padded. Hook and eye closure at back. Cartridge pleats at back waistband.
Typed card pinned to dress: ""White wedding gown; underdress of white moire; has lace overskirt and lace 'bertha'. Made for Eliz. Russell, b. in the mid 1820s, in 1846, married Ozias Goodwin Chapman.""
Massachusetts (United States)
Title Dress Accession Number 1936.426.1-2
Title Slippers Accession Number 1940.890
Title WAISTCOAT Accession Number 1940.891
Title Stocking Accession Number 1940.895