Worn as part of wedding ensemble by the donor's mother (née Florence Sanger Pullman, b. 8/11/1868, d. 6/5/1937) on April 29, 1896 on the occasion of her marriage to Frank Orren Lowden (b. 1/26/1896, d. 3/20/1943). In addition to this outer bodice,...
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.
Cánovas del Castillo, Antonio, 1908-1984 (designer); Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (designer)
Worn by donor, née Katherine Woodruff, at her marriage to Marshall Field, Jr. The dress was designed by Antonio Cánova del Castillo who opened the Haute Couture Department of the Elizabeth Arden Salon in New York in 1945.
Worn by donor at the wedding of her daughter Inez to Gonzalo de la Gandara in Biarritz, France, in November 1932 and also at the wedding of her granddaughter Luz de la Gandara to Count Adas Goluchowski in Madrid, Spain in December 1953.
Worn by the donor (née Louise de Marigny Dewey) at her wedding to Edward Byron Smith on May 23, 1934. The wedding was considered one of the most important events of the 1934 spring wedding season. Louise de Marigny Dewey was born on November 28,...
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).