DescriptionIvory silk crêpe and silk satin wedding dress. Three-dimensional flowers and pearls embellish the dress. Hand-made lace trims the sleeve cuffs, front of bodice, and skirt train.
Silk crêpe, silk satin, net, lace, linen, buckram, cotton
Worn by Judith (called "Jennie") DeFord Worcester Martins (b.1869), an organist at Christ Church, at her marriage to Frank Martins on October 8, 1883. Patten of Baltimore designed and sewed the dress.
Gift of Miss Katherine Martins
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