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Framed Cloth Fragment

1977.134 (RS103917)

Description

Floral red silk damask remnant from the wedding dress of Mary Page. Framed in an oval wood splint frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"A piece of Mary Page's wedding dress, when/she married Nathan Reed of Lexington in 1772./ She lived in Bedford Mass./ His vest and her dress were of this Red Damask,/ while his suit and her slippers were made of/ white Broadcloth." (handwritten)
Material
damask
silk (textile)
textiles
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
Cloth Fragment
damask
marriage
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
wedding dresses
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.134
Credit Line
Gift of Charlotte Brayton
GUSN
49455

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