Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1884-1886

GUSN

GUSN-40774

Description

Cream ribbed corded silk. Bodice (a) has high standing band collar with tulle ruching; lace jabot attached around neck; cream silk cape draped from shoulders to front; same pleated cape and lace attached at cuffs; elbow length sleeves, scalloped and weighted peplum at back; pleated silk crepe belt pointed at front; silk covered buttons and pearl buttons at center front; bodice is boned and lined with tan linen damask; fitted sleeves. Skirt (b) in matching corded silk; draped with silk crepe (same as bodice); long train with box pleats around hem, lace, and crinoline dust ruffle; hook and eye overlapping closure at back; fully lined with glazed cotton and crinoline hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
crinolines
stitching
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
trousseaux
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Cotton
Crinoline
Ribbed
Hand Stitched
Wedding
Trousseau
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1940.922

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