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Wedding dress in two parts

American
1945–55


Dimensions

Center front: 53.5"

Accession Number

2011.2243.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s wedding dress made of white cotton eyelet in floral pattern with short, puffed sleeves, sweetheart neckline, and full-skirt over hoop petticoat; back multi-button closure. Blue label: Priscilla of Boston. Hoop petticoat for wedding dress.

Provenance

2011, gift of Priscilla of Boston to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

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