Gift of Mrs. Edson Adams

"American Quilts, A Handmade Legacy," Great Hall, Jan. 12 -Apr. 1, 1981 veil exhibited: "Fans, Unfolding History," Richmond Museum, Apr.-Aug., 1983

Wedding dress and accessories. Material: satin. Date: 1908. Description: veil, orange blossoms, hose, shoes, corset, silk slip; worn by donor's mother whose husband is a cousin of Oakland's original E. Adams. Restoration: lace ruffle sewed back to yoke 11-11-76 white thread; also has copy photograph of donor's motheing same dress, under same accession # sweart (DC 6-93) As a guess at the right letters: A: dress; B: slip; C: pair stockings; D: corset; E: pair shoes; G; orange blossoms: G: veil; I: photo. Narrow welt - very sheer - with embroidered fronts - full fashioned. (Claudia Kidwell, 10/21/1993)

Used: Oakland | Mrs. Edson Adams | Dress | Wedding | Marriage | Ceremony | Adult | Female

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