Fragment of sheer ivory silk ribbon

French or English

Object Place: France or England


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, supplementary warp and weft patterned

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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