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Wedding dresses from the 1900s to today

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 3 of 75: (Original Caption) "The bridesmaids were dressed in cream taffeta with three feathers in their hair," writes Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt in her autobiography, "This Is My Story," appearing in the Ladies Home Journal. Mrs. Roosevelt is shown here in her bridal gown. "My own dress was heavy stiff satin with shirred tulle in the neck and long sleeves," she wrote. "My grandmother Hall's rose point Brussels lace covered the dress, and the veil of the same lace fell from my head over my long train." Mrs. Roosevelt was married on March 17, 1905, and her uncle Theodore Roosevelt, then president gave her away in marriage.

1905

Eleanor Roosevelt, who married U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, wrote of her bridal gown in her autobiography "This Is My Story." "My own dress was heavy stiff satin with shirred tulle in the neck and long sleeves. My grandmother Hall's rose point Brussels lace covered the dress, and the veil of the same lace fell from my head over my long train," she stated.

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