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Cloth Fragment

1931.1671G (RS161128)

Description

One of seven pieces of material from the dress worn by Prudence Jenkins at her wedding to Dr. John Chace in December, 1778. The cloth was bought in England and cost one guinea a yard. It is a brocade fabric with bright green, brown, cerise, yellow, and white designs on a beige background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1770
Material
textiles
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cloth Fragment
fragments
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Accession Number
1931.1671G
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Frances L. Chace
GUSN
34427

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