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Woman's wedding dress

American
1857


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

45.897a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk moiré, lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding dress of white silk moiré, full skirt, fitted bodice, boned back and front, deep V center front and center back, bertha collar of Honiton lace; slight train in back. Worn by Sarah E. Mayhew, who married Sullivan C. Sumner Oct. 7, 1857. a) dress; b) piece of matching moiré; c) net rectangular veil

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Annie C. Sumner