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

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard

American (New Hampshire; fabric imported from En, Colonial, after 1751

Object Place

New Hampshire, USA

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts