Wedding dress fragments

Wedding dress fragments
Title
Wedding dress fragments
Date 
ca. 1772
Medium 
Silk brocade, bobbin lace
Dimensions 
a: 25 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 65.4 x 18.4 cm ) b: 47 x 97 in. ( 119.4 x 246.4 cm )
Description 
Cream silk brocade wedding dress fragments (skirt and sleeve?) with a cream floral vine pattern and a multicolored floral pattern; skirt hem is trimmed with hand made bobbin lace with a paisly pattern.
Credit Line 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Object Number 
Z.1304ab
Gallery Label 
Notes attached to dress indicate that these pieces of brocaded and embroidered silk were part of the wedding dress of the mother of Marth Moore, the great-great grandmother of the donor W.S. Poor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group