Dress, Wedding

Object number
47.11.1 A-D
Date
October 11 1888
Description
Four piece tan ribbed silk wedding dress. Bodice (a) is trimmed with white lace and pearls around the cuffs and neck, fifteen round buttons down front of bodice. Removable tan collar (b) with white lining. Overskirt with split down front (c) is trimmed with white lace, one hook at waist. Underskirt (d) is pleated with pearls slightly below the waist, would have had a bustle in back. Note card found with dress reads 'wedding dress, Nettie Bella Moore married Clarence A. Simmons, Oct. 11, 1888'
Materials
silk
Credit Line
Gift of Nettie B. Simmons
Related People & Organizations
Simmons, Nettie B. Moore, Mrs. (associated)
Simmons, Clarence A. (associated)