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1950s White Lace and Chiffon Wedding Dress

Description

A satin, gauze and lace sleeveless gown with draped asymmetrical neck, waistline, and skirt flounce.

Source

HCT.2012.7.1a-g

Date

6/18/1950

Provenance

Harriet Faye Weiner, married Frederic Alvin Green on June 18, 1950, in Canton, OH. Harriet was born on January 23, 1930. Harriet's passion was music and the piano. She gave lessons and performed in every community in which she lived. Harriet's husband, Frederic, was born October 25, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA to Edith Reck and Robert Green, a chauffeur who had been working to support his family from a young age. Frederic enlisted in the armed forces at the age 17 in 1944. He was a career military officer, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps. Because of that, Harriet and Frederic moved several times before settling in Columbus, Ohio, when Fred retired. Harriet and Fred were blessed with five children, two boys and three girls.

Decade

1950-1959

Color

White

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Collection

Citation

“1950s White Lace and Chiffon Wedding Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2047.

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