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Wedding dress

about 1865

Object Place: United States


Overall (bodice): 49 cm (19 5/16 in.) Length (skirt): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A wedding dress, in two parts, of slightly cream colored silk; (a) bodice, boned and fitted, coming to deep point center front and center back, buttoned down center front, silk cut in low flaring square neckline, long sleeves, yoke above neckline of gathered white tulle; (b) skirt, front panel slightly flaring with much fullness in multiple deep box pleats at side and back, long train at back, hooked at left of center front panel; several stains center front.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)