Fragment of sheer ivory silk ribbon

French or English
1828


Object Place: France or England

Dimensions

7 x 16 cm (2 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.164

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, supplementary warp and weft patterned

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of sheer ivory silk ribbon bordered on each side with narrow stripe of satin and one of horizontal ribbing, fancy picot edges; said to have been a piece of the trimming of the wedding bonnet (a “leghorn flat”) of Mary Durham, Maine, married Jesse Hayes, born June 2, 1797 at New Gloucester, Maine, on June 22, 1828. Mary Harmon was the great grandmother of Mr. Sidney Cox. A number of brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sidney Cox