Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1808-1812

GUSN

GUSN-41510

Description

White gauze dress embroidered with white floral sprays (of two flowers) allover; with center front panel and hem embroidered with foliate garland enclosed by bands with dots in between; short, pointed sleeves gathered at shoulder; linen waistband gathered at neck with silk band in casing; no closure at back (probably had silk ribbon drawstring - like silk in front casing); very long train; sheer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
gauze
stitching
Empire (style)
floral patterns
meanders (patterns)
weddings
Gown, Wedding

Additional Identification Number

A4472

Related Items

Title Wedding Veil Accession Number 1929.906
Title Scarf Accession Number 1929.907

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs.George J. Putnam

Accession Number

1929.905