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Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Fashions 1800 – 2000 Exhibit Opening

June 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is proud to announce the opening of our new exhibit: Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Fashions 1800 – 2000.

Join us the evening of June 15th, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, to indulge in bridal fashions spanning two hundred years. From a blue silk empire waist dress (1812) to a modern Eve of My Lady satin gown (1988), visitors will experience 17 wedding gowns and accessories from BNHV’s extensive collection. Various gowns on display include a Court Dress with chenille embroidery (1889), a two-piece black mourning gown and jacket (1875), an alpaca silk beige gown complete with bustle, ruffles, apron and silk bonnet (1874), silk embroidered dresses from the 1920s and a 1970s pink appliqued gown complete with hat and veil – just to name a few.

Light refreshments will be served.


June 15, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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