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Catalog Number 2009.15.01 a-c
Object Name Gown, Wedding
Dimensions W-50 L-42.75 inches
Date 1954
Notes (a) "Ballerina" style wedding gown, fitted bodice, 3/4 length tulle crinoline style skirt. The bodice of the gown is made of satin material covered in tulle. The gown has long sleeves, made only of tulle. Around the waist of the gown is a single line of lace with a floral design. The skirt of the gown is made of satin like the bodice and covered with a full tulle skirt over top. There is a zipper in the back of the gown, which extends just past the waist.

(b) Long sleeved shirtwaist lace jacket. There is a floral design in the lace. The tag inside the collar of the jacket indicates it is a "size 10." On the front of the jacket, at the waist, is one single button and a button loop. Each sleeve of the jacket comes to a point and there are five lace covered buttons and button loops at the end of each sleeve.

(c) Shoulder length tulle veil with beaded hairpiece. The veil is constructed of a headband that has been covered with a cream colored satin material. The edge of the headband is scalloped and the surface is beaded with small white beads. Attached to the headband is tulle lined with lace at the bottom.
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