Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress
Wedding Dress


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Clothing and Accessories
Women's Clothing ➔ Wedding Dress

Identifier:
134298
Description:
This ecru silk wedding dress features embroidered lace on the center front, sleeves, and skirt. It has large panels in the skirt designed with a metallic floral pattern. Features that indicate this dress is from this timer period are the boned bodice, the narrow waist, the full bustled skirt, the gathers at the back of the skirt, and the gold floral panels. 

This wedding dress was worn by Mary McSweeney when she married William J. Quinlan in 1885. 
Date:
1885
Materials:
Silk, lace
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Valora Quinlan
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Valora Quinlan
Valora Quinlan is the daughter of ​Mary McSweeney and William J. Quinlan. She was a student at the University of Michigan in 1914.

Mary McSweeney
Mary McSweeney married William J. Quinlan in 1885. They had a daughter named Valora Quinlan. 
Related Place
Grand Rapids
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