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Wedding dress and accessories in six parts (artificial orange blossoms)

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Two-piece dress, shoes, veil and orange blossoms. a,b: white and silver brocade, trimmed with white satin, organdy, chenille, Brussels lace, beads and artificial pearls. a) Bodice pointed in front, with lapels and 3/4 length sleeves; buttons down front. b) Skirt elaborately cut and pleated, with...

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Provenance

Worn by Helen Bessie Brown (donor's mother) at her marriage on December 29, 1880, to Emile Kipper at Adams, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katrina Kipper

French, 1880

Object Place

France

Dimensions

107 x 20 x 10 cm (42 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.) longest spray, approximately

Accession Number

58.393f

Medium or Technique

Wax, cotton, paper, pigment, wire, silk thread, resin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes