Dress (a), wedding-style, of white silk satin. Bodice has low, square, lace-trimmed neckline in front. White satin flowers attached at proper left front corner of collar. Long fitted sleeves. Back satin buckle closure. Slim-fitting skirt; floor-length. Train (b) of white satin with silk-thread embroidery of floral bouquet at base.
Worn by Ginevra King for her marriage to William H. Mitchell on September 4, 1918.
The flattened silhouette of this wedding dress is a prelude to the flapper silhouette of the 1920s. The British designer Lucile was a famous couturier with fashion houses in London, Paris, and New York, as well as in Chicago through the mid-1920s.