Wedding Dress of Anna Langdell

Brief Item Record

Title: Wedding Dress of Anna Langdell

Creator: Melissa Sweet

Date: 2012

Description: Dress of white silk and silk net; fit and flare silhouette; fitted silk bodice is strapless with a sweetheart neckline, silk net pleating detail, dropped waistline, zipper closure at center back with button detail; bustier lining; flared silk floor length skirt with layers of silk net in swags on top.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

AL2013001

Title

Wedding Dress of Anna Langdell

Description

Dress of white silk and silk net; fit and flare silhouette; fitted silk bodice is strapless with a sweetheart neckline, silk net pleating detail, dropped waistline, zipper closure at center back with button detail; bustier lining; flared silk floor length skirt with layers of silk net in swags on top.

Creator

Date

2012

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 56 inches (center front length), 62.5 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Is Referenced By

For Better and For Worse

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler and Ruby Pierce, 4/22/13

Color Main

Dress Type

Closure

Closure Placement

Neckline

Sleeve Type

Waistline

Skirt Type

Length

Costume Components

Chest

32

Waist

26

Hips

42

Center Front Length

56

Center Back Length

62.5

All Measurements

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 56 inches (center front length), 62.5 inches (center back length),

Label

"Melissa Sweet" on large label in back of bodice; small size label (can't read in photographs); "SHELL: 100% SILK / LINING: / 100& POLYESTER / MADE IN CHINA / BN 18258" on smaller label under manufacturer label; "PROFESSIONALLY / DRY CLEAN ONLY / WITH PETROLEUM / SOLVENT" on reverse of smaller label.

Date Earliest

2012

Date Latest

2012

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Exhibitions

For Better and For Worse, Spring 2013

Public Information

Especially for this exhibition, Anna Kichorowsky Langdell, VC class of 2006, has loaned us her 2012 wedding gown, to include the fourth generation. She is the daughter of Leontine Hartzell, granddaughter of Mary Lee Hartzell, great-niece of Ellen Baumann, and great-granddaughter of Leontine McPhillips.

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

Small tear in tulle along front right hem. Staining and dirt along hem. Small fraying in out layer of tulle.

Mannequin

Amy

Holding Institution

Work Type

Citation

Melissa Sweet, “Wedding Dress of Anna Langdell,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/4052.

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