Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-46867

Description

Green silk taffeta wedding dress; Bodice [A] has high neckline with band; darts; princess seam; self-piping and one box pleat at armseye; natural waist; long sleeves with two bands of scalloped and pinked ruching of green taffeta; Eleven green velvet covered ball buttons and button holes; boned bodice is lined with tan cotton twill; sleeves lined with white cotton; cuffs lined with white silk; Nine hooks around waist of bodice. Skirt [B] has a smooth front with overlapping closure at left; pocket on right seam; tan cotton waistband with seven hooks (to attach to bodice); fully lined with tan cotton cambric; deep ruched hem with three vertical ruched bands at front with bows.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
taffeta
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
Gown, Wedding

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1963.399AB