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Wedding dress

A wedding dress, in two parts, of slightly cream colored silk; (a) bodice, boned and fitted, coming to deep point center front and center back, buttoned down center front, silk cut in low flaring square neckline, long sleeves, yoke above neckline of gathered white tulle; (b) skirt, front panel...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 49 cm (19 5/16 in.) Length (skirt): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.432a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes