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A white satin wedding dress with long train

Early 20th century

Object Place: USA


160.3 cm (63 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; satin

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Princesse style, hooked down center back, elbow length sleeves and yoke of bodice of machine made lace, with small-scale roses in a garland around yoke, embroidered with white silk thread and relief appliqué of white chiffon and taffeta, spray of wax orange blossoms in center front, high boned collar, skirt, train embroidered like roses on bodice but in larger scale and in sprays extending up skirt, lined throughout with taffeta, chiffon, and lace edged fluted stiffened ruffles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham