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Woman's wedding dress

Wedding dress of white silk moiré, full skirt, fitted bodice, boned back and front, deep V center front and center back, bertha collar of Honiton lace; slight train in back. Worn by Sarah E. Mayhew, who married Sullivan C. Sumner Oct. 7, 1857. a) dress; b) piece of matching moiré; c) net...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Annie C. Sumner

American, 1857

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk moiré, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts