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Wedding dress

Date:
ca. 1837
Culture:
French
Medium:
cotton
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. T. Auchmuty, 1915
Accession Number:
15.149.1a–c
Not on view
Although its silhouette is ample, this diaphanous wedding dress is more air than substance. The white mull austerity of Empire style had become a cream cotton muslin romance of curves.
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