marshall field & co

Wedding dress, Marshall Field & Co., Chicago, 1911. Silk satin, lace, pearls, rhinestones, wax blossoms. Off-white silk satin. Bodice has lace overlayer with low, rounded neckline. C-shaped back with pearl beading & rhinestone medallions at each side. Rhinestone buckles at shoulders. Bow-shaped pearl decorations at front and upper arms, w/strands of pearls at back & skirt. ¾ lace sleeves. Skirt has net overlayer with large embroidered bow of pearls. Chicago History Museum