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Wedding Dress

Style Period

1920s

Description

Dress has scoop neck, below-the-knee length, waistline seam at dropped waist. Loose enough to pull over the wearer's head. Long sleeved faux jacket is attached, has two butterfly-like "wings" that float over the front bodice and are stitched together at the front waist. Sleeves are gathered at the wrist into a one inch cuff.

Tags

purpose wear
ceremonial
women's
orange
silk

Donor

Sandy Head

Accession Number

1-926-37-08318