- Item 6679 - Haskell silk wedding dress, Westbrook, ca. 1912
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 6679
- 3835px x 6018px - 12.8"w x 20.1"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Maine Historical Society
Likely made with fabric manufactured at the Haskell family silk mill in Westbrook, this dress was worn by Mabel B. Haskell (1886-1968), grand-daughter of the mill's founder James Haskell, when she married Ernest Files on June 19, 1912.Show Details
It is in an asymmetrical design with a drape over one shoulder and lace around the neck. The dress includes princess lace, beads, tassels, and a tunic shape.The short-waist dress, despite its tubular design, was still worn with a corset.