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Archival Anecdotes: It takes two

When it comes to wedding attire, there are two very important elements – the bride's dress and the groom's suit. While we tend to think of images of white wedding dresses and black wedding suits, historical images can show us just how expressive the dress (and suit) could be.

Wedding dresses were often handmade, and consisted of two pieces. The bodice included the sleeves and torso, while the skir...