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Wedding Dress Fragment

Description

White silk fragment of the wedding dress worn by Lucy Maria Tappan at her wedding to Henry Chandler Bowen on June 6, 1844. The silk fabric is decorated with a floral and foliate pattern or design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
From the dress worn by Lucy Maria Tappan at her wedding to Henry Chandler Bowen, on June 6, 1844.
Inscriptions
"Lucy Maria Tappan's Wedding dress (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Cloth Fragment
fragments
silk (textile)
Accession Number
2002.29.16
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247053
Related Items
Title Wedding Photograph Accession number 2001.280

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