Wedding Dress: Made 1915, Modified 1945. "Jeanette Gunn modified her mother's 1915 wedding gown for her own wedding to Doug Motter in 1945. A professional seamstress removed the original high neckline and its net and lace inserts, replacing it with a sweetheart neckline, popular in the 1940s. The original silk satin dress was made in London Ontario by Smallman and Ingram Limited for Anna Martin's Calgary wedding to Dr. John Gunn..."
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1911 Wedding dress, Marshall Field & Co., Chicago. Silk satin, lace, pearls, rhinestones, and wax blossoms. Off-white silk satin. Bodice has lace over-layer with low, rounded neckline. C-shaped back with pearl beading & rhinestone medallions at each side. Rhinestone buckles at shoulders. Bow-shaped pearl decorations at front and upper arms, w/strands of pearls at back & skirt. 3/4 lace sleeves. Skirt has net over-layer with large embroidered bow of pearls. Via Chicago History Museum.
1911 Wedding dress in off-white Silk satin. Bodice has lace over-layer with a low, rounded neckline. C-shaped back with pearl beading and rhinestone medallions at each side. Rhinestone buckles at shoulders. Bow-shaped pearl decorations at front and upper arms, with strands of pearls at back and skirt. Three-quarter lace sleeves. Skirt has net over-layer with a large bow of pearls embroidered at front. Purchased at Marshall Field & Co., Chicago.
Evening Dress, Seymour Jacobson: 1950's, American, shimmer Origami-ruffle silk satin.
"Forecast" Headpiece and Veil for Wedding Dress, Kauffman, Pittsburgh: 1950's, Chantilly lace appliqued silk satin, pearls, tulle.
Brides.com: Temperley Bridal - Spring 2015. "Celine" sleeveless silk satin sheath wedding dress with a deep sweetheart neckline and jeweled straps, Temperley Bridal