dress worn by a bride during the wedding ceremony
Upload media Subclass of Said to be the same as contemporary Western wedding dress
Dress worn by the
. Also called "bridal gown," "bridal dress" or "wedding gown." Color, style and ceremonial importance of the gown can depend on the religion and culture of the wedding participants.
Kleid, das zur Hochzeit von der Braut getragen wird, auch Hochzeitskleid genannt. Deutsch:
Wedding dresses [ edit ]
c. 1870, Irish wedding dress, coll. MET
c. 1872 wedding dress, coll. Musées de Haute-Saône, France.
1879/1880 wedding dress, coll. Auckland Museum, New Zealand
1879/1880, pearl-embroidered satin wedding dress by Charles Frederick Worth, coll. V&A Museum
1885 Gladman & Womack wedding dress, coll. V&A Museum
1926-1927, French silk wedding dress, coll. MET
1933, English wedding dress by Norman Hartnell, coll V&A Museum
1934, English wedding dress by Charles James, coll. V&A Museum
1945 wedding dress by Sybil Connolly, Dublin
c. 1947 wedding dress, coll. Auckland Museum
1951 English wedding dress by Norman Hartnell, coll. V&A Museum
1963 wedding dress, coll. Museum Rotterdam
c. 1964/1970, bridal miniskirt, coll. Museum Rotterdam
1965 knitted wedding dress by Yves Saint Laurent, France
1969-1971 wedding dress, coll. Museum Rotterdam
2003 bride in white wedding dress.
2011 Italian satin wedding dress
North America [ edit ]
1845-1850, wedding dress, coll. MET
1850-1855, wedding ensemble, silk, coll. MET
1860s, Green silk faille wedding dress, coll. Missouri History Museum.
c. 1860 wedding dress, coll. MET
1950, Janet Leigh modeling a wedding dress.
2005, bride in New Orleans
Australia [ edit ]
1926 Henry and Pearl Bates wedding day
1940, Ruby Litchfield in her wedding gown
1949 bride and bridesmaid.
1830 lace wedding dress, Normandy, France.
1837-1838 wedding dress made in England
1918, wedding dress designed by Redfern, United Kingdom
European court wedding dresses [ edit ]
1543, replica of Catherine Parr's wedding gown for her marriage to Henri VIII
1766, court wedding dress worn by Sofia Magdalena of Denmark.
1797 court wedding dress, Sweden
1850, court wedding dress worn by Louise of the Netherlands.
2002, by Valentino, worn by Máxima of the Netherlands
1968, bride in miniskirt, unknown location
Detail of a white wedding dress
Traditional western wedding photograph, unknown location.
2004, Japanese woman in a wedding kimono
2003, bride at a shinto wedding in the Meiji shrine, Japan
Mariage au Japon. Dans le reste du monde, c'est le rouge, symbole du bonheur en Asie, qui a longtemps prédominé.
2007, Japan, western wedding ceremony
2003, Japan, western wedding dress in a shop window.
Hutsul wedding dress. Bead Embroidery. Kosiv. 2005.
Taiwanese couple in 1989, the bride dressed in white.
Wedding dresses and other Asian couture in London
Rajput bride wearing a pink lehenga
Wedding dresses in art [ edit ]
Bride in traditional colorful wedding dress in
Oberseebach, Alsace, artist and date unknown
c. 1895, A Bride by Abbott Handerson Thayer
1910, Eulabee Dix in her wedding gown by Robert Henri
Headdresses [ edit ]
Bride at a Nikah ceremony. She is wearing a typical South Asian red head covering and jewellery