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.
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)
Sister Aloyse Hessburg and dress (Object ID #1967.01)
Sister Aloyse Hessburg
Frances Howard Robb
Object ID #1967.01
Clothing and dress
Sister Aloyse Hessburg, “Dress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed March 23, 2023, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2503.