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Wedding dress

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

49.432a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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)