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  • Object Types: wedding dress*
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    • Bodice

    • Weeks (designer)
    • 1896
    • 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,...
    • Dress

    • Lucile (Firm) (designer)
    • 1916
    • Worn by Katherine Keith at her marriage to David Adler on June 1, 1916.
    • Dress

    • Scaasi, Arnold (designer)
    • 1958
    • Worn for donor's wedding on October 6, 1958.
    • Dress

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    • 1770-1775
    • Worn by great-great-great-great grandmother of donor in her wedding. The homespun linen lining of this gown was taken and scraped into lint and used for dressing wounds of the American Revolutionary War soldiers in the year 1776. (Transcribed...
    • Dress

    • Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • 1909
    • Worn by Dorothy Fuller at her wedding to Bruce Borland in 1909.
    • Dress

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    • 1854
    • Worn by Sarah Seymour when she married William Blair on June 21, 1854.
    • Dress

    • E.E. Holland (manufacturer)
    • 1887
    • Worn by Alice Minard Barbour, mother of donor, at her marriage to William Cleaveland Bodman.
    • Dress

    • Miss Dior (Firm) (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1972
    • Worn by donor, née Barbara Davis, on the occasion of her marriage to Mr. Thomas F. Frey on December 2, 1972. The dress was purchased in November, 1972 at the Miss Dior boutique in Paris, France.
    • Dress

    • Blum's Vogue (Chicago, Ill.) (designer)
    • 1927
    • Hanchen Strauss and Gardner H. Stern (b. ca. 1904), both native Chicagoans, were married on February 12, 1927. The dress was purchased from Blum's Vogue in Chicago.
    • Dress

    • Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • 1911
    • Worn by Mrs. Kersey Coates Reed (née Helen Shedd) to her wedding on November 25, 1911. Helen Shedd: b. May 3, 1884; d. September 8, 1978
    • Dress

    • Cánovas del Castillo, Antonio, 1908-1984 (designer); Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (designer)
    • 1950
    • 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.
    • Dress

    • Flynn, A., Mrs. (creator)
    • 1901
    • 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).
    • Dress

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    • 1874
    • Worn by Mrs. Robert S. Elder, née Harriet Newell Dewey, mother of the donors, to her wedding in 1874.
    • Dress

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    • 1924
    • Worn by Mamie Buffenstein on occasion of her marriage to William Nathan (born in Germany, 1882, died in Chicago October 1954) on June 3, 1924 in her parent's home at 1310 S. Lawndale Avenue, Chicago.
    • Dress

    • Madame Marguerite, Inc. (designer)
    • 1934
    • 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,...
    • Dress

    • Lanvin, Jeanne, 1867-1946 (designer)
    • 1924
    • This Renaissance-style dress was worn by the donor, née Janet Lawrence, on the occasion of her marriage to Robert McCormick Adams on May 3, 1924 at St. James Episcopal Church in Chicago, followed by a reception at the home of the bride' s parents...
    • Dress

    • Amies, Hardy, 1909-2003 (designer)
    • 1948
    • Worn by donor, Virginie Washburne, at her 1948 wedding to Henry P. Isham, Jr. and again in 1949 to the wedding of Robert T. Isham and Bleecker Burnett.
    • Dress

    • Rose, Helen, 1904-1985 (designer)
    • 1959
    • Worn by Helen Daggett Harvey, daughter of donor, at her marriage to Raph Mills, Jr. on November 25, 1959, at Holy Name Cathedral.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • circa 1955
    • Worn by Mrs. John William Straub, 1926-2007 née Jane Easter. Purchased at Marshall Field & Company Bridal Salon.
    • Dress

    • Valentino, 1932- (designer)
    • 1968
    • Worn by Marcia Weiner, in April, 1968 to her wedding with Richard L. Goldberg in Chicago. Made as copy of Jackie Kennedy Onassis' wedding dress.

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