Featured – Wedding Dress

Wedding dress, circa 1957

Object Name: Dress, wedding

Manufacturer: Fink

Date: circa 1957

Material: Net, lace, taffeta, appliqué, and sequins

Collection: Costume & Textile

Object ID: 83.1.97

Notes: This dress has a Bouffant skirt and boat neckline. It is a Fink Original, a well-known label in the 1950s and 1960s, possibly designed by Frances Duehren (1900-1988). When purchased the dress would have sold for about $350, approximately $2,800 today.