Two-piece wedding dress (bodice)
Object Place: USA
39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Heavy white silk faille, now cream color, trimmed with gauze-like silk ruching. Bodice (a) straight and narrow, straight across bottom; pleated panels center front and back. Shoulders and sleeves made of fine machine lace of needlepoint type. High, stiff collar. Skirt (b) straight and narrow, flat in front, slightly gathered behind; short train. Narrow pleated panels run from waistband down. A number of brown stains; hem slightly soiled and worn.
Two-piece wedding dress worn by Edith Louise Drury at her wedding to Edward Harold Woodworth on June 19, 1900 at Newtonville, Mass. (See Notes on Collection for Certificate)
Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield