Wedding Dress?

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1880

GUSN

GUSN-45312

Description

Cream two-piece dress with bodice and skirt made of China silk crepe. Elbow length sleeves with cream satin ribbon trim. 1 pink grosgrain ribbon at each elbow. Pleats at front and back. 10 self-covered buttons and buttonholes. Bodice boned and lined with glazed cotton. Skirt has button holes on waistband to attach to buttonholes on bodice. Draped panels with shirring, trimmed with cream chenille and silk fringe with ruching trimmed with satin ribbon as on sleeves. Pink grosgrain bows. Hem lined with crinoline with drawstring for bustle. Cream wool tape binding. Train. Hook and eye closure at waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
crepe (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Hand Stitched
Wedding
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1951.39AB