Beige wool wedding dress

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Titles Beige wool wedding dress
Description Dress worn by Martha Ann Clark (1837-1908) at her wedding to John R. Cummins in Eden Prairie, Minnesota on November 27, 1862. The beige wool dress has a lined, pleated skirt and long sleeves decorated with blue trim.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 56 inches length
20 inches width (shoulder)
Nomenclature wedding dress
Materials wool (textile)
Subjects Owned/used by: Cummins, Martha Ann Clark
Used in: Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: New Hampshire, United States
Clothing. Women's Special Purpose Clothing. Wedding Clothing
Dates Use: Exactly 1862
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8858.1.2 (Accession Number)

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