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Wedding dress Date: 1884 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 22 in. (55.9 cm) (b) Length at CB: 39 in. (99.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mabel A. Lawrence, 1949 Accession Number: C.I.49.26a, b Wedding Dressses, Winter Wedding Dresses, 1880S, 19Th Century, 1800, Dresses 1884, Met Museum, Metropolitan Museums, Vintage Clothing
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1881 Wedding Dress Culture: English Medium: silk, cotton, glass, metal Front fastening CF to round neck with narrow standing collar, with thirteen buttons with chased ornament. Lower edge lined with silk and cut to point each side of CF. Small pocket below waist on left. Two CB sections open below waist. Long sleeves with frill at wrist. Collar and right front edge and wrists trimmed with cream lace. Front, bottom and wrist edges trimmed with pink glass beads.
Wedding dress Date: 1887 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: C.I.46.27.1a, b Metropolitan Museum of Art
ca 1880. This dress belonged to Amelia Beard Hollenback (1844-1918), wife of the prominent financier and philanthropist John Welles Hollenback (1835-1927). The elaborate button and tassel decorations, the overall cohesiveness of design and the high quality of this stylish dress are a testament to the craftsmanship and great attention to detail carried out by American dressmakers at this time.