All posts tagged: Wedding dress

The dress

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I spent a lot of yesterday going up to Columbus and back with Betsy and Bunny [her mom] and Betsy’s friend Megan to get Betsy’s wedding dress. It is very pretty — strapless and with curved layers of ruffles that I don’t know how to describe. She was looking at veils too but don’t know if she’s made any decisions on it. The dress hangs in my cedar closet right by the box that contains […]

My grandmother’s dress, again

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Today I discovered a massive amount of information — massive definitely in comparison with what I had known up till now — about my own grandparents. I discovered this information this afternoon while wandering through the Museum’s Wedded Perfection exhibit, consisting of wedding dresses of various past times. My grandmother’s wedding dress is among them, and is stunning to see. With any luck I will remember to paste it into this post at the end. […]

Nana’s dress

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This morning, we went to the Cincinnati Art Museum to see their new exhibit of wedding dresses. My grandmother’s dress is one of them, and I got to take a good picture of it, defying (with the curator’s permission) the guard’s no-photo policy. Here it is, from 1906…