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Image of Dress, Wedding - 1984.106.01

Dress, Wedding - 1984.106.01

Evenlyn Spratt's satin wedding dress. Ivory satin wedding dress with satin cummerbund at the waist. Crepe ivory bodice yoke is trimmed with imitation pearls, iridescent sequins, and small white beads. Yoke is trimmed with creamed colored cord in the shape of a v on the front and on the back. Draped over the bodice is machine made lace on the front and back. The lace on the front is tapered below the waist and one sequin and beaded pom is on either ...

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 1987.051.23

Dress, Wedding - 1987.051.23

Helen Hale's wedding dress. Silk lining with 2 layers of silk netting on top. The silk lining has 2 sets of pastel ribbons made into circles with a lace lining on the top of the bodice. The lining has a scalloped hem. The dress has snap closures along the left hand side. Embroidery and applique detail on the bodice as well as the lower portion of the skirt. The shoulders are sheer netting. There is a satin ribbon along the waist with silver ribbon ...

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 2017.054.01

Dress, Wedding - 2017.054.01

A green wedding dress. It is mid calf length. The dress has long sleeves with twelve small ruffles at the shoulder. The bottom of the sleeves and the back have button closures. The collar has a number of small green ruffles as well. The dress is peplum with four ruffles at the bottom. The front of the dress is fitted. There is also a green belt with the dress with two green circles at the center that connect with a hook and eye closure.

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 1985.065.05

Dress, Wedding - 1985.065.05

One piece butter yellow cotton marquisette wedding dress underlined with a yellow china silk. The dress has a standing collar, three quarter length sleeves hemmed with embroidery and ribbon, an embroidered yoke, and over the shoulder tucks. The upper bodice and collar have a fine net trim with a yellow satin ribbon. The fullness of the bodice is tucked to waist seam and the skirt has knife pleats released below the hip. There is a yellow chaemeuse ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Dress, Wedding - 1992.066.01

Dress, Wedding - 1992.066.01

Wedding dress of Mildred Hoover. Sheer dress with short puffed sleeves, empire style waist with a flared skirt. The dress has a white satin ribbon that starts in the front and ties in the back around the waist. The dress has machine stitching, but the ribbon was sewn on by hand. The ribbon was sewn in place to gather the fabric near the bust. The left side of the dress has hook and eye closures on the bodice.

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 1975.011.06

Dress, Wedding - 1975.011.06

Elaborate 2-piece ivory-colored wedding dress. Long-sleeved bodice is silk taffeta, with handmade lace collar and cuffs. inset of cut velvet in front gives the appearance of an 18th c. stomacher. Closes in front with hook/eyes and covered buttons. Both front and back of bodice come to long points in middle. Skirt is same silk taffeta, with a wide inset front panel of the cut velvet, designed to mimic an 18th c. petticoat. The hem of the cut velv ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Dress, Wedding - 1976.003.02

Dress, Wedding - 1976.003.02

Two piece ivory silk wedding dress. A) Bodice. Boned bodice with foundation of silk taffeta layered with multiple layers of net and crepe. Eleven boned darts and seams. Net over bodice is decorated with rows of lace, ribbon and embroidered insertions. Under the net are two rows of narrow pink silk ribbon with small bow across bustline. Standing collar, full length sleeves with layers of crepe and net and bands of lace. Back hook and eye closu ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Dress, Wedding - 2011.003.01

Dress, Wedding - 2011.003.01

Wedding dress, believed to be silk, cream colored. Ankle length. Skirt has two tiers of eyelet lace, bodice is lace with v-neck. At the waist there is a wide silk satin belt and bow with long sash.

Record Type: Object

Image of Dress, Wedding - 1983.007.04

Dress, Wedding - 1983.007.04

Silk taffeta wedding dress worn by Mary (Dalton) Jenks, consisting of skirt and bodice. Woven plaid, with black, green, red, blue and white. Fitted bodice has brown cotton lining, and cream lace collar. Sleeves cut on bias, with ruffles on edge. ...

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 1985.056.01

Dress, Wedding - 1985.056.01

Cream colored satin wedding dress with full sleeves. Bodice has vertical pintucks on the shoulders and down the front center of the bodice. Bodice is ruched at waist with a separate belt. Sleeves have pleats with diagonal pintucks. The bodice is gathered on the sleeves with horizontal pintucks and cuffs that are trimmed with lace. There are small vertical pintucks along the skirt. Skirt has a slight train. The bodice has a high lace collar with ad ...

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 2017.fic.1707

Dress, Wedding - 2017.fic.1707

Carrol Gundersen's wedding dress. Dress is two separate pieces, a bodice and a slip/skirt. The bodice is satin with a Mandarin collar. There is a v shaped opening down the front center and it is sleeveless. There is evidence that something was removed from the opening and the collar, lace? There is cording at the bottom of the bodice. Skirt/Slip has a sheer crepe bodice with a center front rectangular panel of satin with a snap that connects to th ...

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Image of Dress, Wedding - 2018.fic.001

Dress, Wedding - 2018.fic.001

Cream colored satin asymetrical tunic wedding dress. Collar, yoke, and sleeves are trimmed with lace. Yoke is also trimmed with white beads and has remnants of cream colored netting. The closure is offset on the left center front with hook and eyes. There is a beaded butterfly made of clear and white beads at the waist attached to netting. Tunic is trimmed with lace. Lower portion of the skirt and train is lined with flannel, (possibly to add weig ...

Record Type: Object