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Part of a wedding dress

White satin ground divided into diamonds by vines bearing conventional flowers and leaves. In the middle of each diamond is a single flower and leaves. The design as well as the ground is white. One two sides is a fringe of white silk. Part of the wedding dress of Mrs. Joshua Greene, great...

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Provenance

Part of the wedding dress of Mrs. Joshua Greene, great grandmother of Dr. Samuel A. Greene. Joshua Greene was graduatied from Harvard College in 1749.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Probably French or English, mid-18th century

Accession Number

03.1346

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes