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Wedding Dress (bodice, skirt and sash)
Wedding Dress (bodice, skirt and sash)
Date:
1869
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cream Silk Taffeta
Dimensions:
228 x 100 cm (89 3/4 x 39 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1996.108.3.1a-c
Acquisition Date:
1996-10-10
Credit Line:

Gift of Rose Bowles Starnes in memory of H. Rose Hooper Bowles

Exhibition History:

Recent Acquisitions: Wedding Dresses 2000

High neck fitted bodice with wide sloping shoulders, button front. Self belt with large bow at CB. Very full trained skirt for a crinoline. Trimmed at neck, shoulders, cuffs and belt with strips of self fringe and prairie points. The placement of this trim reflects military uniforms and the Civil War of recent memory. * See remarks.