Adult dress, brown linen gauze fabric with woven white pinstrips and embroidered with blue silk thread and white silk thread flowers. Band collar with front open placket, no closures. Long coat sleeves are lined with stiff open weave fabric, open cuff with vent. Proper right sleeve has a cap sleeve at shoulder trimmed with blue silk rusching. Other side cap sleeve is missing. Bodice is gathered at self-fabric waistband with stripes horizontally, bodice and skirt, stripes are vertical. Skirt is gathered at waist.
The bodice is plain with capped sleeves.
|Owned||Margaret Sue Jordan Eanes|
|Provenance||Wedding dress worn during the war by Mrs. Margaret Sue Jordan Eanes, at the time of her marriage to Major James L. Eanes.|
Eanes, Margaret Sue Jordan
Eanes, James L.
Wedding clothing & dress
Clothing & dress
Civil War, U.S.