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Wedding dress

American
1888


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1951a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk; Faille, velvet ribbon, chiffon, taffeta

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding dress,in three parts, of gray-green silk faille; (a) bodice, high collared, hooked down front, trimmed with lines of narrow vertical tucks; sleeves full at elbow, gathered into ruffle by black velvet ribbon; undersleeves and double jabot of shirred white chiffon; (b) skirt quite plain in front, slight bustle in back; deep self ruffle around bottom trimmed with shirred gray-green chiffon and narrow black velvet ribbon; (c) softly folded belt of self material, trimmed with narrow black velvet ribbon; petticoat of green cotton with deep gray-green taffeta ruffle incorporated into dress.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen