Dress (a) of off white voided velvet in floral and leaf patterns. Wide neckline with lace, pearl, and glass bead trim at neckline and armscyes. Dropped waist with ruching at hips. Off white chiffon skirt begins at upper thigh. Two horizontal lace insertions at skirt. Falls below the knee. Train (b) of same voided velvet, lined with pink chiffon underside.
Worn by the donor, Doris Gunderson, on the occasion of her marriage to Chester A. Normann September 29, 1923.
This dress was made by a local dressmaker known as Madame Shubert, who also made the bride's trousseau clothes. The handmade Belgian lace was purchased at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 and originally used on the bride's mother's wedding dress.