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One piece wedding dress

American
1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

125 cm (49 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.819

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ivory corded silk. Fitted bodice, deeply pointed in front and back; laced up back; low, round neck; sleeveless. Skirt full all around; short closure in back at left; short train. Worn and stained. Worn by Ellen Crosby Norcross, of Lowell.

Provenance

Worn by Ellen Crosby Norcross of Lowell.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke