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Two-piece wedding dress (skirt)

Heavy white silk faille, now cream color, trimmed with gauze-like silk ruching. Bodice (a) straight and narrow, straight across bottom; pleated panels center front and back. Shoulders and sleeves made of fine machine lace of needlepoint type. High, stiff collar. Skirt (b) straight and narrow,...

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Provenance

Two-piece wedding dress worn by Edith Louise Drury at her wedding to Edward Harold Woodworth on June 19, 1900 at Newtonville, Mass. (See Notes on Collection for Certificate)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield

American, 1900

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

60.906b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Faille

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes