American Brides Slide 6

1993 white embroidered wedding dress on mannequin next to 1878 purple wedding dress

1993 (left)
Designed by Victor Costa
Wedding gown of cream silk faille with embroidered floral motif in a historical style inspired by late nineteenth-century styles. Bodice has long sleeves and high choker collar with a full skirt and lace underskirt. This dress was worn by Camilla Codrington on her marriage to Count de Rochambeau at Cawdor Village Church, Inverness, on May 29, 1993.
Gift of Camilla de Rochambeau
Texas Fashion Collection     

1878 (right)
Day dress, originally worn as a wedding dress, of plum silk satin trimmed with purple cut velvet in a floral motif; boned bodice features a velvet yoke inset and an attached skirt that has a draped satin front with two assymetrical velvet panels and a long ruffled train.
Gift of Mrs. Abraham J. Asche
Texas Fashion Collection, University of North Texas