Silk, beads, bobbin lace, metal
Part (bodice): 15 x 14 in. (38.1 x 35.6 cm) Part (waist): 28 in. (71.1 cm) Part (skirt): 41 x 57 in. (104.1 x 144.8 cm
Cream silk wedding dress; corset style fitted bodice with deep pointed V-waistline; square neckline trimmed with cream silk cord and hand made bobbin lace in a floral and leaf pattern; back cut in a V-shape; puffed cap sleeves trimmed with the same lace; waistline trimmed with the cream cord; cream silk ribbon ties for the corset back; two metallic embroidered paraments with pearl and cloth covered beads appliqu
stamped: inside the bodice: "M.C. Rose/ New York"
This wedding dress was worn on February 14, 1889 by the donor's mother, Mrs. E. Hayward Ferry.
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