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Fragment of sheer ivory silk ribbon

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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sidney Cox

French or English, 1828

Object Place

France or England


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts