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Dress, 1875-79 Paris, Kent State
Visiting dress, 1875-82 US (Connecticut)
Court (?) dress, late 1870’s
Hand-painted reception dress, ca 1878
Wedding dress, 1878-1880
Reception dress, 1878-80
Dress, 1878
Reception dress, ca 1878
The Place and Pont de l’Europe by Jean Béraud, 1878 France

The Place and Pont de l’Europe by Jean Béraud, 1878 France

Soirée à l’Hotel Caillebotte Rue Monceau by Jean Béraud, 1878 France

Soirée à l’Hotel Caillebotte Rue Monceau by Jean Béraud, 1878 France

Trousseau dress, 1878 US, the Wadsworth Atheneum
A trousseau dress is an alternative dress worn by the bride in the days after her wedding.  As you can tell from this one, they were nice but not too elaborate.  Reception or “second-day” fit into this category.

Trousseau dress, 1878 US, the Wadsworth Atheneum

A trousseau dress is an alternative dress worn by the bride in the days after her wedding.  As you can tell from this one, they were nice but not too elaborate.  Reception or “second-day” fit into this category.

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