33.90.19 a,b,c
Gown, Wedding
1890 Approximate
Multicolored Cotton, Long-Sleeved, Brown Ribbon Trim Dress of Cornelia Reibling Gerhart. Material: textile, metal. Two-piece gown with petticoat. (a) Waist. Description: multicolored cotton - long sleeved trimmed with brown ribbon - blue satin yoke trimmed with brown ribbon extends over shoulders to sleeves covered with lace net. (b) Skirt. Description: multi-colored cotton - floor length with short train - closure at waistband with hook and eye. (c) Petticoat. Description: brown cotton floor length half slip - pleated hemline peeks from under skirt hem - gathered waistband.
Worn by Cornelia Reibling for her marriage to Robert George Gilhart 14 October 1896 in St Mary Township, Waseca County. Cornelia and Robert died in 1932. Goes with handkerchief 30.03b.