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Object Name Dress, Wedding
Catalog Number 2012.002.01
Description Gold silk brocade dress with pleated ruffle and pearl buttons down front. Pleated collar and trim at cuffs. Dress has been altered for subsequent wearings since first wedding.
Collection LCHS Clothing Collection
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1940
Provenance Worn by Mrs Samuel Wells Anderson (Minnie Wagner) at her wedding in 1885.
Worn by her daughter Mary Wagner Anderson at her wedding to Samuel Arthur King, 1914.
Worn by her daughter Norta Joan King at her wedding to John William Park, 1940.
Given to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1975 by Samuel Arthur King II and Mrs. Joan K. Andrews, grandchildren of Minnie Wagner Anderson.
Transferred to the La Crosse County Historical Society in 2011 from the Philadelphia Musem of Art.
Date 1885
Dimensions H-82 W-52 inches
Height (in) 82
Width (in) 52
People Anderson, Mons
Anderson, Samuel
Anderson, Minnie Wagner