Textile fragment

Object Number: 
INV.11910
Date: 
ca. 1777
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on back of paper mounting: "The Wedding Dress of Mrs. Loemeah / Holmes In 1777 / N. H. Morton Rockland / Sullivan Co / N Y / Presented to Lizzie De Voe Sept. 9th. 1880 / While Boarding at Rockland. N. York / with / Paper over 100 years old."
Description: 
Brown silk textile fragment with floral brocading.
Gallery Label: 
This textile fragment is from the wedding dress of Mrs. Loemeah Holmes, from 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group