Saks Fifth Avenue, Cream Silk Pleated Wedding Dress

Title

Saks Fifth Avenue, Cream Silk Pleated Wedding Dress

Description

Cream silk short-sleeve wedding dress with bows at scalloped neckline. Tiny pleats at waist. Detachable waistband inside the dress to imitate tighter waistline fit. Inside seams are hand-sewn on edges. Attached dress shields with label. Half inner skirt petticoat. Back closure consists of zipper and snaps.

Creator

Salon Moderne, Saks Fifth Avenue

Date

1950-1959

Contributor

Gift from Elizabeth S. Brown

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-1472

Coverage

United States

Extent

Bust: 36" Waist: 28"

Curator Notes

Fair condition. Garment show signs of wear and has strong odor. Slight stains on inside.

Textile

Silk

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

Unknown

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Citation

Salon Moderne, Saks Fifth Avenue, “Saks Fifth Avenue, Cream Silk Pleated Wedding Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed September 25, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/593.

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