Bridal gowns & wedding attire (1857)

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Ball dress of white tulle, over a slip of white glacé; Dress of velvet, of a beautiful hue of brown at present very fashionable in Paris; Bridal costume — Double skirt of white satin, richly trimmed with Brussels lace; The dress of this sitting figure, which is only partially shown in our engraving, is of pink tulle. (From Harper’s Weekly; March 28, 1857)


White glacé bridal dress, young lady’s out-door costume, and girl’s dress (From Harper’s Magazine; June 1857)


The Rothschild marriage — the bride (From the Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection; March 14, 1857)

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