1880 Satin Brocade Wedding Gown, NMHT

ID: MAH-6427F

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder 1

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Summary

An exhibit case containing a model of a young woman looking at herself in the mirror wearing an 1880 satin brocade wedding gown. She, along with two others, is in a setting depicting a dressmaker's salon in the Bustle Period. This exhibit is part of the Hall of American Costume in the Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History.

Subject

  • Hall of American Costume
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1964

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Dressmaking
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Wedding gowns
  • Museum mannequins

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MAH-6427F

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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