Priscilla Kidder, Pink, Silk, Moire Taffeta, Bridal Party Dress

Title

Priscilla Kidder, Pink, Silk, Moire Taffeta, Bridal Party Dress

Description

Pink silk moire taffeta short sleeved A-line bridesmaid dress with 1.25" bias covered cording at neckline, hem, and sleeves; princess line seams from the bust to the hem, empire seam across the back where the center seam zipper is concealed by a 9 covered button overlap with hook closures at the cross seam and neck; the side seam Neiman Marcus label is embroidered in gold thread and the hem is embroidered in cream with "Gown by Priscilla of Boston for the White House Wedding of Luci Baines Johnson on the 6th day of August 1966 Betty Beal"

Creator

Priscilla of Boston/Priscilla Kidder, 1916-2003, Designer

Date

1960-1969

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2019_P2-2544

Coverage

United States

Extent

B: 32.5", W: n/a

Curator Notes

Good, slightly faded

Textile

Silk Moire Taffeta

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2019.101.23

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Citation

Priscilla of Boston/Priscilla Kidder, 1916-2003, Designer, “Priscilla Kidder, Pink, Silk, Moire Taffeta, Bridal Party Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed September 17, 2019, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/601.

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