Two-piece wedding dress, 1872

Contributed by Brick Store Museum


This two-piece pearl gray silk taffeta wedding dress was worn by Mary A. Maling at her marriage to Augustus E. Stevens in 1872.

The dress includes a bodice with a round banded neck, dolman sleeves with shirring at the elbow and ruffled cuffs with lace and net undercuffs. The full skirt has two shirred side panels and three swags on the front, with a full train gathered at the waist and covered buttons on the front closure.

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About This Item

  • Title: Two-piece wedding dress, 1872
  • Creation Date: 1872
  • Subject Date: 1872
  • State: ME
  • Media: silk
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Brick Store Museum
117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-4802

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