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Wedding dress

Stiffened white gauze. Open neckline (incomplete); lower bodice gethered; short double ruffle sleeves gathered at welted seam; short overskirt gathered into natural waistline and trimmed with pleated white silk satin ribbons (finished with bow and trails) at sides; 13 covered buttons at back...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

American (Boston), 1855

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, USA


89 cm (35 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Gauze, Satin ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts