A 1977 calendar page / vintage art print illustration titled "Bridal Wear" by artist Woodend (first name unknown), from a calendar on "Authentic Fashions Of The Great Eras Drawn From The Vogue / Butterick Pattern Archives". The collage-style illustration features a variety of wedding fashions with accompanying dates from 1850 to 1963. (Watermark will not appear on the illustration that you receive.)
Please note: you are purchasing this page only, not the entire calendar.
Description reads: "Bridal Wear: 1896 - Elegant leg o'mutton sleeves. Layers of lace and gauze; tucked bodice is nipped in at waist. 1850 - Wedding robe of white brocade silk. Rose and orange buds ornament the deep V-neck lace collar and hold the tulle veil in place. Full skirt held by crinoline. 1935 - Elegance softly draped silk chiffon; cowl neckline and gored skirt flared at hem. 1929 - Bias flared, tiered skirt created the uneven hemline; headband holds full-length veil. 1914 - Above-the-ankle layered flounced skirt and softly draped 'waist' (blouse), satin sash and flower encircled veil. 1976 - Formal gown of delicately embroidered chiffon with lace edged neckline. Deep skirt ruffle is repeated in bridesmaid's gown. 1954 - Cowl neck jacket of heirloom lace covers a candlelight satin gown with fitted long-torso bodice and full-bouffant skirt. 1963 - Jackie Kennedy inspired, bell-skirted bridal gown of silk faille with above-the-waist overblouse; short pillbox veil." (This appears on a separate page, and a typewritten copy of this information will be sent with the print.)
The page is oversize & measures 11" x 14", is done on nice paper stock, and is in excellent condition (clean calendar page on reverse, hanging hole at top). It can easily be matted & framed with standard size materials.
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