Featured Wedding Dress

Featured Wedding Dress

Object Name: Dress, wedding

Date: circa 1859

Material: Silk taffeta

Collection: Costume & Textile

Object ID: 97.4.1

Credit line: Gift of Caroline Vassallo

Notes: This dress has a natural waistline and dropped pagoda sleeves with lace under-sleeves. It was worn by Sophia Newton when she married Oscar Mathewson. Their grandson, George Brigham, Jr. was an architect with the Pasadena firm of Marston, Maybury, and Van Pelt.

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