Woman's wedding ensemble

American (ensemble), French or English (Fabric)
about 1835

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Object Place: France or England (fabric)


Center back (dress): 114 cm (44 7/8 in.) Length x width (stockings): 69 x 22.2 cm (27 3/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Overall (shoes): 5.3 x 6.5 x 24 cm (2 1/16 x 2 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Length x width (fan): 25 x 46 cm (9 13/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Figured silk

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White satin ground on which is a design, also in white, of waving ribbons and sprays of flowers. b and c: pair of white silk stockings. d and e: pair of white kid slippers. f: white feather fan. Worn by Lucy Ann Lane (1816–1916) at her marriage to Otis Norcross on 9 December 1835, in Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Mrs. Otis Norcross