Featured Wedding Dress

Object Name: Dress, wedding

Manufacturer: Fink

Date: circa 1957

Material: Net, lace, taffeta, appliqué, and sequins

Collection: Costume & Textile

Object ID: 83.1.97

Notes: This dress has a Bouffant skirt and boat neckline. It is a Fink Original, a well-known label in the 1950s and 1960s, possibly designed by Frances Duehren (1900-1988). When purchased the dress would have sold for about $350, approximately $2,800 today.

Technical Details

  • Camera: COOLPIX L610
  • Taken: July 14, 2013
  • Focal length: 4mm
  • Aperture: f/3
  • Exposure: 1/15 second
  • ISO: 400