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Wedding dress

White silk rep. Fitted bodice, asymmetrically draped flounce. Sleeves: welt-bound pleated inset, pleated cuffs. Square neckline and cuffs finished with net gauze. 3-pleated draped waistband at front forms 3 chevrons and bow at back. Welt-bound pleated vertical band down skirt front; 2 bands of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

American (Boston), 1878

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, USA


201 cm (79 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton, linen; net gauze, twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts