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Object Name Dress, Wedding
Date 2006
Title Roman Holiday
Description Wedding dress; off-white duchesse silk. Strapless bodice with modified sweetheart neckline; baroque fleur-de-lis embroidery. Tiered piping swags at hem, with ornate beading and 144 satin-covered buttons down entire length of chapel train. Back zipper closure. Two rows of gathered netting attached to underlining of skirt. Bodice front has 7 stays, back has 4 stays, for structural support. Labels: "Roman Holiday", "Matthew Christopher", care labels, "Size 8"
Object ID 2011.1.2
Provenance Donated by designer Matthew Christopher Sobaski, an Iowa State University alumnus, specifically for the exhibition "Weddings in the Heartland", Spring 2011.