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Wedding dress

Figured silk wedding dress in two parts; white, slightly-ribbed ground wiht all-over design of slender, small-scale serpentine stems bearing chrysanthemums (probably woven in China for the western market); (a) bodice, fitted and hooked down back, with deep point at center front; wide, off...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler

American, 1837

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

94.5 cm (37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2175a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes