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Silk wedding dress worn by Magdalene Hendricks Boozé

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Magdalene Hendricks Boozé, American, 1902 - 1971  Search this
Medium:
silk with glass bead trimming
Type:
wedding dresses
Place used:
Petersburg, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August, 1924
Description:
Navy blue silk wedding dress with glass bead detailing. The dress has elbow length sleeves, a loose fitting bodice, and a drop waist. The dress is embroidered with glass beads, done in large roundels scattered across the dress. The neck and sleeve edges also have embroidered designs. There is a matching sash around the waist, fringed with the same beads as the embroidery. There are two snap fasteners at the neckline on the left shoulder.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Families  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robin J. Boozé Miller
Object number:
2011.72.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5353843c9-5ba9-4fa9-abfe-f23301ebe6bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.72.1