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1857 Wedding Ensemble

Ivory and Silk Gauze Fan
1857
Ivory, silk, and sequins
Gift of Elizabeth Marshall (1945.772.1)

Used by Emma Hager (1829-1872) at her wedding to Samuel Marshall, cofounder of M&I Bank, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 6, 1857. Emma matched the fan to a tan and off-white striped wedding dress (1945.974) and silk net bonnet with wax orange blossoms. (1946.558).

   
White Satin and Lace Fan - detail

   
Wedding Dress
1857
Silk
Gift of Elizabeth Marshall (1945.974)

   
Wedding Dress - detail
   
Wedding Dress - detail
   
Wedding Bonnet
1857
Silk net, wax orange blossoms
Gift of Elizabeth Marshall (1946.558)
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