silk brocade wedding gown ~ 1842


Silk brocade dress, 1842

“The skirt is set onto the bodice in flat pleats, with the skirt slightly fuller in the back. Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer wore this dress at her wedding to Henry Wigfall (1821-1858) on February 24, 1842 at Saint Paul’s Church.”

{ via: Charleston Museum }

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