Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1862-1864

GUSN

GUSN-53139

Description

Two piece wedding dress. Sheer white bodice [a]; long sleeves, puckered at shoulder; ruched cuffs and square yoke; very pointed at front and back; boned and padded; eight covered buttons over hook and eye; lower bodice laced; sheer from neck to shoulders, lined below; Skirt [b] has linen waistband with hook and eyes; box pleats with fullness at back. Two layers for skirt with top layer being shorter. Stiffened fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
organdy
weddings
Women's clothing
Cotton
Organdy
Hand Stitched
Wedding
Gown, Wedding

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Accession Number

1942.754AB