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1945 Rayon Bridesmaid Dress

Description

Sheer gray/blue (moonstone) acetate bridesmaid dress with yellow taffeta slip; ruffles at wrist and yoke. Dress has faded from blue to its current shade.

Source

HCT.2002.30.3ab

Date

1945

Provenance

Doris Jacqueline Fyfe married David Gilbert Thomas on December 22, 1945 in New Jersey. The bridesmaids’ dresses shown with Doris’ wedding dress were worn by her sister Carol (peach, maid of honor) and her cousin, Marian Karch (faded, formerly blue). The smaller junior bridesmaid dress (green) was worn by her youngest sister, Marilyn. The fourth bridesmaid was a friend of the bride. The male attendants included the groom’s brother, Russell Thomas, a friend in the Marines, Herbert Conant, and another friend in the Navy.

Decade

1940-1949

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Collection

Citation

“1945 Rayon Bridesmaid Dress ,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4867.

Item Relations

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