Dress fragment in envelope

Object Number: 
INV.11979
Date: 
ca. 1777
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 14.3 x 11.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in ink on envelope: "Piece of a Silk Dress worn by Mrs. H. Kip of New Jersey in the year 1777."
Description: 
Fragment of beige silk from dress worn by Mrs. H. Kip in 1777.
Gallery Label: 
This fragment of silk was part of a dress worn by Mrs. H. Kip of New Jersey in 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group