Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1814

GUSN

GUSN-46697

Description

White whitework embroidery on bodice front and hem. Small bouquets on bodice with scrolling ribbon, cornucopia on hem with graps and grape leaves with scalloped garland beneath. Drawstring neckline, narrow Empire waistband, short sleeves gathered with drawstring, fullness gathered at back waist between shoulders, self-sash. Six tucks at hem above embroidery, embroidered scalloped edge. Panels inserted at side seams of skirt and sleeves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Empire (style)
floral patterns
vine scrolls
weddings
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Empire
Floral
Grape Bunches
Leaf
Wedding
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Newton R. Mayall

Accession Number

1963.2