Wedding dress worn by Ruth Eliot at her marriage to Jeremy Belknap

American (New Hampshire; fabric imported from En
Colonial
after 1751
Fabric designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite (English, 1690–1763), Woven by Simon Julins (English, 1688–1774)


Object Place: New Hampshire, USA

Accession Number

47.1021b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of light brown silk damask patterned with serpentine rose vines; open front and pagoda sleeves. Fabric made in Spitalfields, London. Two matching pieces.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard