Object ID
2013.18.2
Object Name
Gown, Wedding
Date Created
1923
Object Entities
Limberopulos, Vasiliki (owned by)
Kourtis, Vicky (is related to)
Zambathou, Vasiliki (is related to)
Krili, Eleni (is related to)
Arsenis, Ioannis (is related to)
Limberopulos, Vasiliki (is related to)
Limberopulos, Helen (is related to)
Constant, Constance (is related to)
Object Description
Wedding dress made out of thin, cream-colored fabric. The dress shape is similar to that of a shift dress. The dress has short sleeves, that are hemmed at the ends, and the dress has a larger hem at the bottom of the dress (around 3 inches). The dress is embroidered with small, clear/crystallized beads that form 4 star-burst like designs. Two of those shapes are around each shoulder, one is around the stomach, and one is located at the bottom of the dress. These designs are mirrored on the opposite side of the dress.
Origin
**See complete history in donor file** This wedding dress was worn by the grandmother of the donor, Vasiliki Krili Limberopulos. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1921. She was married in Chicago in 1923.
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Citation
Gown, Wedding, 1923, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9991. Accessed 01/17/21.