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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vanity Fair: A Treasure Trove from the Costume Institute," December 15, 1977–September 3, 1978.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Costume in the Age of Ingres," September 9, 1999–November 21, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infra-Apparel," April 1, 1993–August 8, 1993.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion Plate," October 21, 1971–January 15, 1972.

Saint Louis Art Museum. "Vanity Fair: Four Centuries of Fashion from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 3, 1979–April 1, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Victorian and Edwardian Dresses," March 15, 1939–April 23, 1939.

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