• Dress

    Field, Leiter & Co. (distributor)

    Two-piece dress of off white satin brocade trimmed with dark yellow taffeta and off white silk thread fringe trim. Bodice (a) with self-fabric covered buttons and elbow-length sleeves. Square neckline…

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  • Vest

    Vest of off white silk satin with green shamrock embroidery. Self-fabric lapels. Single-breasted, closing from proper left over right with four self-fabric covered buttons. Three slit pockets: one on…

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  • Vest

    Wallin & O'Connell (creator)

    Vest of beige silk satin with silk thread embroidered border and center front three-button closure.

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  • Dress and slip

    Dress (a) of light blue silk. Heavily embellished with floral embroidery in browns, blues, and greens; blue and brown beading throughout. Sleeveless. Trimmed at proper left shoulder with fabric flower…

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  • Dress

    Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress, wedding-style, of white satin, lace, and chiffon. Empire-waist bodice with lace under-layer. Low V-shaped neckline; front and back outline with band of white silk thread embroidery dotted with…

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  • Vest

    Delang & Company (creator)

    Vest of black wool crepe. Double breasted; vest closes from the proper left side across to the right with four buttons.

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  • Vest

    Vest of white silk satin brocade. Vest closes from the proper left over right with a row of seven self-fabric covered buttons. Pockets at hip.

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  • Dress

    Dress of pink silk faille. Bodice, cap sleeves, and proper left front panel of skirt covered with net embroidered with silk thread. Frayed silk grosgrain ribbon trim wraps diagonally across bust from…

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  • Parure

    Oval brooch with photograph of bearded man, framed with double row of seed pearls. Earrings are identical to brooch but smaller and have small pendant at bottom.

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  • Dress

    Dress (a) of light cream silk jacquard, high neckline, drop shoulder, short sleeves, tight bodice, and full floor-length skirt. Center front hook and eye closure. Extra bodice (b) is of same material…

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  • Dress, train, headdress and hair decorations

    Rodgers, Shannon, 1911-1996 (designer), Jerry Silverman Inc. (distributor), Adolfo Inc. (creator)

    Dress (a), wedding-style, of off white Alenon lace over heavy white silk satin. Square neckline. Straight, wrist-length sleeves. Ankle-length full skirt with small train at back. Train (b) of heavy wh…

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  • Ensemble: dress, hat, and veil

    Gerard, Mady (designer), Bes-Ben (Chicago, Ill.) (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Dress (a) of light orange pink silk knit. Deep V-neck surrounded by V-shaped openwork inset from shoulders to waist. Set-in, fitted sleeves; wrist-length. Floor-length skirt is trimmed with four wedge…

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  • Dress

    Dress of off white chiffon. Round neckline with rectangular cutouts. Sleeveless. Heavy silver-colored beading in a floral pattern at bust and thigh areas, and a geometric pattern of squares and horizo…

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  • Corset

    Corset of blue silk satin. Yellow silk thread embroidery under breast and along hem. Center front corset closure; center back metal grommets with cotton laces. Linen twill lining.

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  • Dress: bodice, skirt

    Nugent, Sarah (creator)

    Dress, wedding-style, of white silk crepe and silk satin. Bodice (a) has high neck with one bow in back of neck and two others at center back and waist. Gathered fabric at neckline. Pigeon front. Puff…

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  • Dress and petticoat

    Priscilla (manufacturer)

    Dress (a) of off white silk satin; low, wide neckline bordered with rose point lace and pearls in front and back; fitted bodice; princess waistline; closes in back with hidden zipper and long row of c…

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  • Corset

    Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Corset of pink silk jacquard. Trimmed with lace and pink satin ribbon at top and bottom hems. Center front closure; center back metal grommets for laces. (Laces added by CHM staff in 2010 for exhibiti…

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  • Dress

    Miss Dior (Firm) (designer)

    Dress of white wool. Jewel neckline. Topstitching around neck and on bust. Two trompe l'oeil pockets with plastic button trim at bust. Back zipper closure. Falls above the knee.

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  • Dress

    Amies, Hardy, 1909-2003 (designer)

    Dress of dark brown silk jersey. Softly draped at shoulders and bust line; V-neck; long sleeves; buttons down back. Long looped drape hangs from shoulders down back to waist. Floor-length skirt.

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  • Dress and slip

    Blum's Vogue (Chicago, Ill.) (designer)

    Dress (a), wedding-style, of white silk satin, with square neckline, short puffed sleeves, and high waistline. Long straight skirt embroidered in front with floral motif in crystal beads, pearl beads…

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