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Wedded Perfection: Two Centuries of Wedding Gowns

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Wedded Perfection: Two Centuries of Wedding Gowns explores the compelling allure of the white, single-use wedding dress for modern women and its iconic stature in Western cultures. Full-length colour plates and exquisite details of nearly 60 wedding gowns and dresses from the late 18th century to the present day, drawn from Cincinnati Art Museum’s internationally renowned ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by GILES
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Lovely photographs of extant gowns accompanied by brief descriptions and a history of wedding dresses. I love that white was not always the preferred color, as it would definitely not be mine, should I ever marry! Also wonderful was the photographs included of the bride actually wearing her dress. A few even had multiple pictures, as the dress was handed down through more than one generation.
A gorgeous book with examples of American wedding dresses from the around 1770s century to the 2000s. Some of the images do show details, but most are just a front shot of the gown.
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