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Woman's wedding ensemble

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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.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Mrs. Otis Norcross

American (ensemble), French or English (Fabric), about 1835

Object Place

France or England (fabric)

Object Place

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.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Figured silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts