Dresses by Decade
Past Exhibition. unCommon Threads: Stories of Missouri Brides. Missouri History Museum.

Past Exhibition

June 17 - September 9, 2007
Organized by the Missouri History Museum, the exhibition featured outstanding examples of wedding attire — ranging from homespun to haute couture — bringing to vivid life the deeply personal stories of the Missouri women who wore the cherished clothing on their wedding day.

Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Gleason with additional support from Missouri Historical Society Friends Board.

Read about the wedding gown conservation Process in the MHS Voices Magazine.

Explore the Images From this Exhibition


Fashion Case
Visit Museum Exhibition Share Your Memories View Press Materials See traditional wedding gifts, accessories, and trousseau items. Dresses from 1800-1850 Dresses from 1800-1850 Dresses from 1850-1900 Dresses from 1850-1900 Dresses from 1900-1950 Dresses from 1900-1950 Dresses from 1950-2007 Dresses from 1950-2007