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Object Name Dress, Wedding
Catalog Number 2017.fic.1707
Description 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 the top layer to hold it in place. Drop waist full satin skirt with a 2 inch hem. The dress is made with machine and hand stitching.
Collection LCHS Clothing Collection
Provenance Dress was donated by Carrol Gundersen's daughter Signe Schroeder.
Used By Carrol Gundersen
Date 1926
Material Satin
People Gundersen, Carrol
Search Terms Wedding