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Wedding Dress of Henrietta S. Robinson

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Front View of 1935 Wedding Dress of Henrietta S. Robinson
Front view, Wedding Dress of Henrietta S. Robinson
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Detail View of Wedding Dress of Hennrietta S. Robinson
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Detail View of Wedding Dress of Hennrietta S. Robinson
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Detail View of Wedding Veil of Hennrietta S. Robinson
Detail View of Wedding Veil of Hennrietta S. Robinson
Detail View of Wedding Veil of Hennrietta S. Robinson
Condition View of Wedding Dress of Hennrietta S. Robinson
Condition View of Wedding Dress of Hennrietta S. Robinson
Conditon View of Wedding Dress of Hennrietta S. Robinson
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Front View of Wedding Dress of Ken Robinson's Mother
Back View of Wedding Dress of Ken Robinson's Mother
Side View of Wedding Dress of Ken Robinson's Mother
Detail View of Wedding Dress of Ken Robinson's Mother
Side View of Wedding Dress of Ken Robinson's Mother

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2005002

Title

Wedding Dress of Henrietta S. Robinson

Description

Wedding ensemble with components of cream silk crepe back satin, lace, metal, pearl, wax, and leather. Dress (a): bias cut; bodice with curved seam under bust; two-layered sleeves below with round buttons on lower portion of center back sleeves; lace cowl neck; inset buttons at center back; natural waist line; full length; straight skirt with flounced train which is higher at center back; two box pleats at front of skirt where skirt meets added flounce. Belt (b): crepe back satin with metal buckle adorned with pearl; closure at center front. Veil (c ) of net with applied wide lace border; circlet of net twisted with strand of pearls; wax orange blossoms. Shoes (d and e): t-strap heels of cream fabric over leather with panels of silver intertwined.

Creator

Bridal Creations
Gude's

Date

1935

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

33 inches (chest), 27.5 inches (waist), 36 inches (hips), 79 inches (center back length), other measurements: front waist = 12.5total waist = 27.5front bust = 16.5back bust = 16.5total bust = 33hip = 36 back neck to waist = 14.25side waist to hem = 44.25front waist to hem = 43.75 back waist to hem = 64.75 top of sleeve length = 25.5

Medium

crepe
satin
lace
leather
metal
pearl
silk
wax

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

California
United States

Temporal Coverage

1930s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Is Referenced By

For Better and For Worse

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2005002

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland 11/21/2005; Jenna Doherty and Bailey Strauss, 1/22/14

Color Main

cream

Technique

machine sewing
bias-cut

Structure Silhouette

sheath dress

Closure Type

buckle
buttons

Closure Placement

center back closure

Structure Sleeves

straight

Structure Waist

natural waistline

Structure Skirt

flared skirt

Structure Hem

train

Dimensions Chest

33

Dimensions Waist

27.5

Dimensions Hips

36

Dimensions CB Length

79

Dimensions Other

front waist = 12.5total waist = 27.5front bust = 16.5back bust = 16.5total bust = 33hip = 36 back neck to waist = 14.25side waist to hem = 44.25front waist to hem = 43.75 back waist to hem = 64.75 top of sleeve length = 25.5

Dimensions All

33 inches (chest), 27.5 inches (waist), 36 inches (hips), 79 inches (center back length), other measurements: front waist = 12.5total waist = 27.5front bust = 16.5back bust = 16.5total bust = 33hip = 36 back neck to waist = 14.25side waist to hem = 44.25front waist to hem = 43.75 back waist to hem = 64.75 top of sleeve length = 25.5

Label

"Gude's" printed inside shoes

Wearer

Henrietta S. Robinson

Donor

Ken Robinson

Date Earliest

1935

Date Latest

1935

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Wedding

Function

wedding clothes

Exhibitions

For Better and For Worse, Spring 2013

Condition Term

very good

Treatment

A slip from Vassar's theatrical costume stock was altered to fit underneath the dress as a foundation garment. Padded arms of batting covered with nylon were added to support the sleeves.

Mannequin

size 2

Storage Location

B2

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Credit Line

Gift of Ken Robinson

Work Type

dress
shoes
veil
belt
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