Wedding dress

American
1873
Made by Hogg, Brown and Taylor's (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

125 cm (49 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4041a-e

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding dress in five parts; (a) pale blue taffeta dress; fitted, attached bodice, hooked down the front, with wide, low neck and short cap sleeves edged with white blonde lace; full skirt with greatest fullness at back forming train; (b) over bodice of shirred and puffed white net with a high , round neck and long sleeves; (c) overskirt of white net with lower part shirred and puffed; (d) separate overskirt of shirred and puffed white net; (e) straight belt of taffeta covered with shirred white net; bodice lined with white sateen; skirt line with glazed muslin; worn by Mary Francis Cook at her wedding to George B. Warren at the Congregational Church in Hyde Park, Mass., October 29, 1873; made at Hogg, Brown and Taylor’s, dry goods merchants of Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elsie G. Warren