Wedding Gown Belonging to Jennett (Janet) Cooper Thompson
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- This is a hand sewn silk wedding gown in an old rose shade with an empire waist. There is a drawstring at the neck and under the bust with straps over the shoulders and no sleeves. There is also a band of silk in a lighter tan colour that extends around the entire bottom of the dress.
This wedding dress was worn at the wedding of Jennett (Janet) Cooper Thompson, daughter of James Cooper (1797-1832), and James Thompson of Whirlpool Farm on June 1, 1817.
- Date of Original:
- c. 1817
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Niagara Falls History Museum