Wedding gown

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Description Gown worn by Martha Victoria Emery (1843-1907) at her wedding to Hiram F. Emery of Pine Island, Minnesota in 1861. The fully-lined, one-piece gown of brocaded silk has a high, close neckline and a fitted bodice. The set-in sleeves have a dropped shoulder and a full fan shape. The front of the sleeves feature pannier-type embellishments. The lower portions of the sleeves are ruffled, edged in pink and lined with white silk.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 60 inches length
18 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature Wedding dress
Subjects Used by: Emery, Martha Victoria
Used in Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Clothing. Women's Special Purpose Clothing. Wedding Clothing
Dates Use: Exactly 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9945

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