Wedding Belles » 082211_wedding_dress_02

Margaret Gordon wore this two-piece gold silk dress during her 1865 wedding to William Abel Findley. Please excuse the bare midriff in the photo, Margaret would have worn the bodice snug over the skirt. Her full skirt and coatsleeves that curve at the elbow were very popular at the time.

One Response

  1. Where might I view Margaret Gordon Findley’s wedding dress? She was my great-grandmother, and I’m thrilled that you have her beautiful wedding gown on display.
    Gail Findley Ransler
    Paducah, KY

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