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A8684 Wedding dress, made up of bodices (2), skirt, belts (2), rosette, silk / lace / pearls, maker unknown, England, c. 1865. Click to enlarge.

Wedding dress

Made c 1865
Cream silk and lace wedding dress comprising a long full skirt, a cap sleeve bodice, a long sleeve bodice, green pearl-decorated silk belt, bow detail belt and a small lace rosette.

Summary

Object No.

A8684

Object Statement

Wedding dress, made up of bodices (2), skirt, belts (2), rosette, silk / lace / pearls, maker unknown, England, c. 1865

Physical Description

Cream silk and lace wedding dress comprising a long full skirt, a cap sleeve bodice, a long sleeve bodice, green pearl-decorated silk belt, bow detail belt and a small lace rosette.

Production

Made

c 1865

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Schofield, 1983

Acquisition Date

14 January 1983

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wedding dress 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 5 July 2020, <https://ma.as/199418>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/199418 |title=Wedding dress |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=5 July 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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