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Object Name Dress, Wedding
Date 1883
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH?
Description 57” length, bodice: 15” ; sleeves: 23”.Full length silk wedding dress. Skirt has horizontal and vertical 1” wide lace inserts. Vertical inserts run about halfway down the skirt where they are met by the first of 3 horizontal. progressively wider lace inserts. The vertical inserts alternates with a vertical pleat. Waist has same lace as the skirt. The bodice has same inserts as the skirt as well as lace covered decorative buttons down the front. Bodice has high neck, made of lace. Bodice closes in back with hooks & eyes. Sleeves are entirely of silk, 3 rows of shirring at the cuffs, which are also of lace. Sleeves are also closed with hook and eye.
Accession Number 1993.1627