Ivory silk wedding gown, with a pleated bodice, a tulle bodice insert with stand up collar, trimmed with Brussels lace. Accompanied by its original trousseau that includes white kidskin gloves, silk stockings, an embroidered lingerie bag, a silk handkerchief with hairpin lace, an embroidered silk chemise trimmed in a bobbin lace, silk satin embroidered shoes with Louis heels, and a white tulle veil. Associated items: an original photo of the bride and an old (c. 1930s) shipping tag from a Mrs. H.P. Alexander in Wellesley, Mass. to a Miss Helen P. Safford in N.Y. City.


  • Title: Wedding dress
  • Creator: Sullivan
  • Date Created: 1908
  • Location Created: USA
  • Provenance: Donated by Ioanna Papantoniou
  • Photographer: Costas Vergas
  • Rights: rr-f
  • Medium: Silk and needle lace
  • Bibliographic References: FOGG, MARNIE(2011), "Vintage Weddings: One hundred years of bridal fashion and style", New York, Lark - LANSDELL, AVRIL(1983), "Wedding Fashions 1860-1980", Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications Ltd.

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