Wedding Dress

Unknown American, American


February 19, 1873

Lightweight wool, trimmed with white silk bias binding, buttons covered in white silk chenille, cotton, and glazed cotton.

Overall: 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)

Overall: 20 7/8 in. (53 cm)

Overall: 24 in. (61 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederic F. and Doris Marston Hillier



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Exhibition History

Completing the Picture: Hats, Fashion, and Fine Art, Friends and Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-September 24, 2000.

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