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State Historical Society of Wisconsin Patterns of History
1899 Wedding Gown
The Gibson Girl bride who wore this two-piece wedding gown in June 1899 incorporated several fashionable elements into its design, such as the “mousquetaire” sleeves which are gathered along the seam line, a high collar, a v-shaped waist, and a gored skirt en train. The original is of medium-weight silk satin and ornamented with chiffon, beads, and lilies-of-the-valley.

Notes on Late 1890s Fashions

Package includes patterns for TWO BODICE OPTIONS and a SKIRT.

Sizes: SMALL (8-10-12) LARGE (14-16-18)

Price: $18.95

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