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Wedding gown, late 1870s-early 1880s. Cream-colored organza with lace. "Natural form" dress made of single unseamed panel from shoulder to hem so it lies flat. Long train. Fifteen rows of pleats that face upward and are framed by double-edged row of silk thread-trimmed, loosely woven organza ruffles. Machine- and hand-stitched. Close-fitting sleeves flare out with 2 rows of pleats, finished with tier of handmade silk lace and ivory silk faille ribbon, which is also at neckline. coda2222/ebay

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French day dress of pina cloth and silk (circa 1867-69). This shows a good look at the bow & fringe-trimmed sash, as well as the bell skirt, trimmed by columns of bows, and scalloped, pleated ruffles.

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Worth ballgown, 1900-1905. Silk and cotton with metallic thread, glass, and metal ornamentation.

Wedding Dress, 1858-1863 | Chester County Historical Society WEDDING DRESS, 1858-1863 Ivory organza silk Gift of Eleanor Moore Webster Eleanor H. Bechtel (1839-1926) married David Moore (1834-1869) of London Grove at Sunnyside, Kimberton by Friends' ceremony on October 20, 1859. This dress shows the restrained Quaker approach to fashionable dress of the time. Ten years later, David died of cholera. After her husband's death, Eleanor returned to Chester County and accepted the position of…