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..." Caroline Angora, Originals, Dolls Clothing, Vintage, High Neckline, Bygones Era, Abbey Dolls, Downton Abbey, Basic White
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Wedding Dress, Lucile, Chicago: 1916, silk satin, Valenciennes and Chantilly lace, silk flowers, petticoat of "Pussy Willow" silk. "Worn by Katherine Keith at her marriage to David Adler on June 1, 1916. This wedding dress shows direct reference to a style of dress popular in the mid-to-late eighteenth century that had a wide skirt supported by a boned understructure called a pannier...The pannier in this dress is one single piece of boning stitched into the lining of the garment."
Wedding Dress, Massachusetts, USA: 1867 (made), 3 October 1867 (worn), silk satin, needle lace, cotton and whalebone strips. "In the nineteenth century the bride's dress was the focal point of a wedding just as it often is today. The fashionable cut and rich material lavished on this gown show that it was clearly designed for a prosperous bride. With its crisp, simple lines and high waist and gored skirt worn over a crinoline cage, it is similar to styles depicted in contemporary photograp...