Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-53268

Description

Gold and cream jacquard weave; silk; chevron patterned ground with floral wreaths; high piped neckline; fitted, elbow length sleeves with self-ruching and ruffle at elbow; assymetrical collar with lappets of self-fabric and ruched; basque style bodice (fitted through hips); boned front and back and lined with tan cotton twill; front of skirt is smocked and ruched; box pleats from waist to hem with 2 bands of cream satin ribbon with bows; gold silk fringe at sides at hem; long train; skirt lined with tan cotton and crinoline dust ruffle with lace; cotton tape ties for bustle attached to lining. 15 silk covered buttons at center front (neck to end of basque bodice). Sleeves lined with white cambric. Wool stitched to armseye (to absorb sweat).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
stitching
jacquard
machine-made
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
meanders (patterns)
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Jacquard
Hand Stitched
Geometric Meander
Wedding
DRESS

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1942.1061