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Wedding dress
Wedding dress
Maker:
Date:
1826
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk
Dimensions:
128 x 37.5 cm (50 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
56.10.1
Acquisition Date:
1956-03-02
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Edith Makepeace Pooley and Mrs. Eliza Pooley Searight

Exhibition History:

Fashions of the Romantic Period, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1957
Century of Brides, de Young Museum, 1978

Dress of cream colored silk; bodice ends just above natural waist; center back drawstring closure; V shaped bib panel trimmed with self fabric tabs, bows, and buttons; short full puffed sleeves; two rows of self fabric rouleaux trim bottom of skirt; wadded skirt hem; self fabric belt with bow.