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.

Technical Details

  • Camera: COOLPIX L610
  • Taken: July 14, 2013
  • Focal length: 4mm
  • Aperture: f/3
  • Exposure: 1/20 second
  • ISO: 800