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Wedding dress

Bodice (a), wide flaring low neck, short sleeves trimmed with folds, pleats of piping of self material; folds of same satin across bust; bodice pointed front trimmed with narrow white blonde lace; hooked down back; skirt (b) trimmed with two double folds of self material around bottom; a number of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, about 1840

Object Place

United States


Overall (bodice): 31 cm (12 3/16 in.) Length (skirt): 107 cm (42 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts