White satin ground on which is a design, also in white, of waving ribbons and sprays of flowers. b and c: pair of white silk stockings. d and e: pair of white kid slippers. f: white feather fan. Worn by Lucy Ann Lane (1816–1916) at her marriage to Otis Norcross on 9 December 1835, in Boston.
Gift of the Children of Mrs. Otis Norcross
American (ensemble), French or English (Fabric), about 1835
France or England (fabric)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Center back (dress): 114 cm (44 7/8 in.) Length x width (stockings): 69 x 22.2 cm (27 3/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Overall (shoes): 5.3 x 6.5 x 24 cm (2 1/16 x 2 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Length x width (fan): 25 x 46 cm (9 13/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique