Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Dress

Item

Title

Dress

Description

Gold silk and faille taffeta dress; A-line construction; asymmetrical closure with hip zipper and four bound buttonholes; small stand-up collar; 3/4 length sleeves; fully lined.

Worn with matching hat (Object ID #1967.02). Worn by donor, Mrs. Frances Howard Robb, at the wedding of her son Charles Spittal Robb to Lynda Bird Johnson, the daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson, at the White House, December 9, 1967.

Designed by Sister Aloyse Hessburg, SSND. The buttons were designed and made by Sister Rosemarita Huebner, SSND.

Relation

Detail of shoulder of dress (Object ID #1967.01)
Detail of inside of dress (Object ID #1967.01)
Detail of buttons (Object ID #1967.01)
Detail of pocket (Object ID #1967.01)
Hat (Object ID #1967.02)
Wedding booklet (Object ID #1967.03.a)
Wedding souvenir (Object ID #1967.03.b)
Lynda Bird Johnson and Charles Robb wedding photo (shows Mrs. Frances Howard Robb wearing the dress, Object ID #1967.01)
Lynda Bird Johnson and Charles Robb wedding photo with inscription (shows Mrs. Frances Howard Robb wearing the dress, Object ID #1967.01)

Creator

Sister Aloyse Hessburg

Date

1967

Source

Frances Howard Robb

Identifier

Object ID #1967.01
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/db2bed2a21cbb31b6bdf32da0b859b47.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Sister Aloyse Hessburg, “Dress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2503.