Wedding Dress Fragment

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-247053

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

Descriptive Terms

fragments
silk (textile)
silk (textile)
Cloth Fragment

Inscription

"Lucy Maria Tappan's Wedding dress (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.16

Date

ca. middle 19th century (From the dress worn by Lucy Maria Tappan at her wedding to Henry Chandler Bowen, on June 6, 1844.)

Places

Probably United States

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