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Wedding dress with matching cape (cape)

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Dress worn by Elizabeth Richards at her marriage to John S. Parmelee in Newport, New Hampshire, January 19, 1839. Wedding dress of light gray green figured silk having all-over small dot and powder of two different stylized blossoms; bodice fitted and boned coming to V at waistline at center...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harry B. Parmelee, in memory of her husband, Harry B. Parmelee

American, 1839

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

33.7 x 61 cm (13 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

50.2705b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes