Wedding Dress

Artifact

Identifier:
179.190a-b
Description
An ecru "crepe de chine" wedding dress (a) and train (b). The dress has silver lace trim at the asymmetrical hemline and down the front. It also has a lace piece around neck and shoulders, and is sleeveless. Composed of an underskirt and overskirt, which is open down the front. Long in back and shorter in front. Handmade and handstitched by the donor. The train is of the same material as dress and is trimmed with the same silver lace. Sewn to two corners of the train is a faux orange blossom. Worn by Mrs. A. B. McLay on the occasion of her wedding in 1926.

Date:
1926