An 1870s cream silk satin wedding dress and a pair of 1860s cream satin boots With a deep V-neckline trimmed with later crocheted flowers, elbow-length sleeves, a deep asymmetric tabbed swag across the skirt front and a long train trimmed with heavily pleated frills and lace, labelled 'A. Matheson & Co., 39 Bridge Street, Edinburgh'
Wedding dress, Sharpless & Sons, Philadelphia, ca. 1879. This elaborately beaded and pleated wedding gown of brocaded satin has a train and a small padded bustle, both elements of everyday fashion at the time. Matching slippers of silk satin with glass beads have been preserved with the gown. FIDM