Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-47044

Description

Steel blue. Center front, back cuffs and hem of skirt trimmed with wide band of ruching of dress fabric. Bows on cuffs. Bodice has bustled peplum. Boned and lined with brown cotton twill. Coin pocket on left front. 12 buttonholes and 11 purple buttons and hook and eye closure. Skirt has draped overshirt on right side. Left side has pocket and diagonal pleating. Cartridge pleats at back. Bustle extention. Hook and eye closure at waist. Ties for bustle. Lined with tan glazed chintz. Ruffle at hem lined with black crinoline. Underlining of brown wool at hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
weddings
Women's clothing
Taffeta
Silk
Hand Stitched
Wedding
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace

Accession Number

1964.322AB

Date

1875 (June 15, 1875 Wedding day)