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Green damask with large-scale floral design; cut scalloped edge; faded on top; straight black wooden handle with knob at end; ivory knob on top; said to have been made from "Hannah Emerson's Wedding Dress, about 1720."

Provenance

Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

82.3 cm (32 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3131

Medium or Technique

Wood, ivory, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes