Woman's brown and green tweed suit, by J.R. Dale & Co., British, 1896-1905. Tailor made suits were smart, practical and versatile outfits. The warm, durable tweed from which this suit is made suggests that it was worn for country walks and travelling.
Ornate wedding bodice (white silk taffeta, satin, and tulle with silk embroidery and silver mesh, rhinestone, pearl, and silver cording embellishment), by Weeks, American (Chicago), 1896. Worn as part of ensemble (with inner bodice, skirt, stockings, shoes, and wreath) by Florence Sanger Pullman for her wedding to Frank Orren Lowden on April 29, 1896.