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January 1865 Godeys

Purple cashmere robe with deep black border ornamented with "Persian designs." Made with a pointed yoke at the back.

January 1865 Godeys

"Brilliant Solferino" (a winey fuschia) cashmere Also made with a yoke and box pleats at the back.

8/30/1871Owned:King, Vesta Ann CornishUsed:Omro/WeddingDescription:Large elliptical hoop wedding gown in a bright dark pink silk. Very full skirt with waist gathers in the back is plain; set-in large bell-shaped sleeves; fitted bodice falls in V to the front and to a tail in the back; yoke, bodice bottom and sleeves trimmed with three rows of tucks and silk dark pink fringe; front button closure with dark pink crochet buttons; attached white lace collar with attached rectangle-shaped stone

Large elliptical hoop wedding gown in a bright dark pink silk worn by Vesta Cornish for her 1871 wedding.

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