Silk wedding dress, Westbrook, ca. 1912

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Silk wedding dress, Westbrook, ca. 1912

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Possibly made with fabric from the Haskell family silk mill in Westbrook, this dress was worn by Mabel Haskell, daughter of the silk manufacturer, when she married Ernest Files on June 19, 1912.

It is in an asymmetrical design with a drape over one shoulder and lace around the neck. It has princess lace and beads, and is in a tunic shape.

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About This Item

  • Title: Silk wedding dress, Westbrook, ca. 1912
  • Creation Date: circa 1912
  • Subject Date: circa 1912
  • Town: Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk
  • Local Code: A86-50
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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