This dress is in keeping with the interest in historical revivals popular in the century. The long puffed sleeves refer to both Elizabethan and early styles. The one-piece construction indicates it was probably intended for formal reception at home
Ivory silk bengaline wedding gown, French, Open V-neck boned back lacing bodice with points, short sleeves with lace on net bell, trimmed with bands of satin ribbon & lined in muslin. wide train with applied hem band of Van Dyke.