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Wedding dress

French, Paris
1907
PANEM


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

139 cm (54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1770a

Medium or Technique

Machine-made lace; lace appliqué, taffeta

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding dress of machine made lace, (a) bodice with wide round neckline, elbow length sleeves with ruffled flounce, bertha at neck, bloused slightly at waistline, dress hooked down center back, bell shaped skirt with panels set off by heavier lace appliqué bands, full with train in back; (b) matching chemisette with high boned collar; a complete incorporated white underdress of white taffets; stamped in gold on waistband: PANEM 4 Rue Royal, Paris.

Provenance

Worn by Mary Cabot Briggs, June 1, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs