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Wedding dress with petticoat (dress)

White silk satin and machine-made lace. High front and deep back V-neckline; deep lace collar. 3/4 leg-of-mutton sleeves gathered at top of armscyes, lace ruffles. Heavily boned V-shaped open front bodice with hook-and-eye closure, edged in lace. Skirt gathered into deep darts at bodice back;...

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Worn by Martha Pollard of Boston; m. Mr. Gale in 1892.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edson Andrews

American, 1892

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts