Worn by Miss Honore O'Shea, daughter of James J. O'Shea and Honore Pyne O'Shea, when she married donor's father, John J. Sullivan, November 10, 1887 at Holy Family Church, Roosevelt and May Street, Chicago.
Yves Saint Laurent (Firm) (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
Donor Genevieve W. Urbain served as Vice President and Fashion Director of Marshall Field & Co. The dress was a signature piece for the launching of Yves Saint Laurent's nautical look and was the most publicized garment of all the collection. Ms....
Florence Hooker Cheney (died circa 1905) wore this dress when she married William Cheney Jr. on September 11, 1901. Worn with bright pink satin corset (1984.503.17) and possibly also bright pink garters (1984.503.18).