Brocaded wedding dress with train

From the press release:
Fashioning New Mexico

New Mexico History Museum

Brocaded wedding dress with train, ca.1882

Mrs. James Merritt of Brooklyn, New York wore this stunning wedding dress.  Her family later moved to New Mexico.

History Collection NMHM, DCA

Gift of Louise O. Callin, 1087/45

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