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1893 Wedding Ensemble

Pink Ostrich Feather Fan
Ostrich feathers, celluloid
Gift of Anita Hazelwood Erickson (1945.764)

Worn by Frances E. Merrill (b. 1860) of Merton Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, at her wedding to Albert Rudberg, a veterinary surgeon. The wedding probably was held in Chicago, Illinois. Frances matched this fan to her off-white, light blue, and pink striped wedding dress (1945.930) and off-white silk shoes (1946.701a-b).

Wedding Dress
Gift of Anita Hazelwood Erickson (1945.930)
Wedding Dress - back view

Wedding Dress - detail
Wedding Shoes
Silk, leather
Gift of Anita Hazelwood Erickson (1946.701a-b)
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