Wedding Dress Ensemble

Unknown American, American


Worn in August 1812

Off-white China silk, linen, with off-white cotton embroidery thread

Overall: 41 9/16 in. (105.5 cm)

Overall: 29 1/2 in. (75 cm)

Overall: 42 15/16 in. (109 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John R. McLane, Jr., Class of 1938, Professor Charles B. McLane, Class of 1941, Elisabeth McLane-Bradley, Malcolm McLane, Class of 1946 and Mary Craig McLane



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Exhibition History

Dressed in White: Bridal Dresses from the Williams Costume Collection, Friends and Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 23-June 26, 1988.

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