Wedding ensemble worn in Winona, Minnesota

Titles Wedding ensemble worn in Winona, Minnesota
Description A) One piece purple velvet and satin wedding dress with long cuirass bodice, ruched satin center front panel, with flounced and draped velvet overskirt with slight train. Satin covered and embroidered buttons. B) The matching velvet dolman is a close fitting cape construction with small sleeves attached through the side front. Mantle is ornamented with satin bows and trimmed with fur and a chenille fringe at the hem. Satin covered and embroidered buttons. The sleeves are ornamented with satin bows and hemmed with fur. Worn by Adda Thompson Clements, Winona, Minnesota and made by Saint Paul dressmaker, Mrs. Adam Worley, 1879.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 1/4 inches length (neck to waist, back)
41 inches length (waist to hem, front)
41 1/2 inches length (waist to hem, side)
61 inches length (waist to hem, back)
11 3/4 inches width (across back bodice)
36 1/2 inches circumference (bustline)
28 inches circumference (waistline)
47 1/2 inches circumference (hip, at 9 1/2 inches below waistline)
Nomenclature ensemble (costume)
Materials velvet
Creation Made by: Worley, Mary G.
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Used by: Clements, Adda Thompson
Used in: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Dressmakers--Minnesota--Saint Paul.
Clothing. Women's Special Purpose Clothing. Wedding Clothing
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1870s
Clothing. Women's Outerwear. Capes & Cloaks
Dates Use: Exactly 11/05/1879 (Ensemble was worn at wedding on November 5, 1879.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2008.13.1.A,B (Accession Number)

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