|Description||Wedding dress. Made and worn by Ruth Cady when she married Zera P. Smith. Green dress with small green floral print. Ruching at cuffs, shoulders, around neck and down the front of the dress. Hand sewn. Lined with brown sateen. Snaps in back. Both Ruth Cady and Zera Smith were born in Cornish, New Hampshire. She was born August 29, 1814 and died February 18, 1849. She lived on the river road to Claremont New Hampshire on the farm owned by Fred Benjamin. She was the daughter of Captain Curtis Cady of the state militia.|
Smith, Ruth Cady
Smith, Zera P.
|Credit line||Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Preston R. Bassett, Jr.|