Two-piece satin wedding gown worn by Charlotte Hill, a daughter of railroad magnate James J. Hill, at her wedding to George T. Slade on October 9, 1901. The gown's top has a high lace neckline banded in satin and a pleated tulle bodice insert. The fitted and boned bodice is lined in silk taffeta and has small lapels and back hooks. The modified leg of mutton sleeves have wing cuffs with chiffon undersleeves. A wide tucked band buttons at the elbow to form sleeve accents. The skirt's train is three and a half feet long, and a wide silk tulle ruffle trims the hem. The entire gown is lined in silk taffeta.
Featured on the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections Up Close blog on September 7, 2012 (the link will not be viable until that date).