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Catalog Number 1988.117.04 a-c
Object Name Gown, Wedding
Dimensions W-36 L-60 inches
Date 1901
Notes Oyster silk short inner bodice with back-opening. Cheker collar with hook and eye fastening. Long sleeves with Georgette ruffle at wrist construction of alternating 2 1/2" wide rows of puckered silk and 1" wide rows of corded lace. Muslin strip around bottom edge has drawstrings to hold it in place. Sleeveless tucked vest has ruffle-edged tucked collar around scoop neckline. White velvet bow at front neckline fastening. White folded velvet at waistline has bow at center front. Percale lining, with grosgrain covered stays all around. Taffeta skirt has tapered waistline above tapered vertical tucks extending down 32". Bottom tucked flounce has 1 double ruffle at top and 3 around bottom. Back hemline dips 4" lower than front. Muslin lining has 6" pleated ruffle around bottom 9" x 9" pad underneath back waist closure of hooks and eyes.
Search Terms Wedding
Dress
Historical