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Object Number 2007.19.1ab
Object Name Gown
Date 1948
Culture American
Description a=Wedding gown, American, Ohio, 1948 of lace and silk satin. Bodice and sleeves in lace and gown in satin with inset panel of lace. Front of gown is floor length adn back has a very long train.
b=wedding veil with attached crown adorned with rhinestones.
Dress was purchased in 1948 (special design) at Halle Bros., Cleveland. Bride (donor) Helen Kirkwood (Cleveland) married George Bissett, Jr. (Shaker Heights). Married on May 28, 1949 at Old Stone Church, Cleveland, OH. Reception at Wade Park Manor; Honeymoon, Hawaii.

Daughter Barbara wore the dress for her wedding to Kerry M. Kitchen (Rocky River) married 10/6/1979 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Reception at Bissett residence, 2731 N. Park Blvd. Cleveland Heights, OH.
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear