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Wedding dress

American
1970
Priscilla of Boston (American, 1947–2010)


Dimensions

CF: 55"

Accession Number

2011.2242

Medium or Technique

Silk net, lace applique, silk satin, faux pearls and sequins

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s long-sleeved, empire-waist line wedding dress with high collar, silk net overdress embroidered with floral lace applique and pearls/sequins, button closure, train in back; Empire line lace net over silk underskirt. Worn in 1970 by Terri McGonaghle, head of the Priscilla of Boston workrooms.

Provenance

2011, year-end gift of Priscilla of Boston to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla of Boston in honor of Elizabeth Dirico and Teresinha McGonigal