Wedding Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-54597

Description

Cream silk, leno weave; bodice a) has collar with wire for stiffening; v-shaped decolletage trimmed with lace ruffle; sharply pointed at front and back, boned darts; 3/4 sleeves with lace ruffle and cream satin rosette, eleven covered ball buttons and buttonsholes at front; woolen pads at underarms; interior hook and eye closure at waist; skirt b) taffeta waistband; silk draped at right front, pleated at left front; lace ruffles at side seams; poufs at back with crinoline bustle inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
gauze
silk (textile)
weddings
Dress, Wedding
Dress, Wedding

Inscription

Woven into waistband: ""Darlington Runk & Co/ PHILADELPHIA""

Maker

Darlington Runk & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Thurber

Accession Number

1947.232

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)