Wedding dress, May 31, 1898
Wedding dress; May 31, 1898;
Elizabeth (Bess) McCullough married Thornton Floyd Turner
Label: Bough, 124 E. 31 St. New York
Pearl-colored slipper satin; high neckline with tulle netting and ruching; long sleeves, slightly puffed sleeve at shoulders; bodice trimmed with large artificial orange blossom corsage. Hook and eye closure. Separate gathered cummerbund with a bow in back, also with hook and eye closure. Skirt with scoop apron outline of satin cording is pleated at the waist in back. Cathedral train (90 inches waist to hem), has a taffeta lined dust ruffle with a padded hem to keep the train fully extended and allow for easier movement and a graceful look.
Shown in the master bedroom of "The Big House".