Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-47366

Description

a) Bodice-- Iridescent plaid taffeta; plaid- blue, red, brown; high neck with standing band collar; full long sleeves and yoke trimmed with brown and beige silk fringe; 10 buttonholes and 7 brown covered buttons center front (3 are missing); hook and eye at bottom; rounded waist; boned darts; princess seams; tan cotton twill lining. b) Skirt-- Blue cotton twill waist with hook and eye closure at front; cartridge pleats at back; pocket on right side; fully lined with tan glazed cotton; hem edged with brown wool tape. c) Belt-- Self-fabric belt edged with brown and cream braid; hook and eye closure; self-bow; tan glazed cotton and paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Plaid
Wedding
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1966.412AB

Date

1860-1870 (Remade from 1850s material)