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Textile fragments

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Description Eight fragments of the same silk fabric used to make a dress worn by Mrs. Colon Beale at her wedding in 1861. The fabric features horizontal green stripes on a floral print background.
Quantity 8 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 49 1/2 inches length (8805.8.2.1)
19 inches width (8805.8.2.1)
32 inches length (8805.8.2.2)
18 1/4 inches width (8805.8.2.2)
27 1/4 inches length (8805.8.2.3)
13 inches width (8805.8.2.3)
19 inches length (8805.8.2.4)
7 inches width (8805.8.2.4)
34 7/8 inches length (8805.8.2.5)
17 7/8 inches width (8805.8.2.5)
19 1/4 inches length (8805.8.2.6)
9 3/4 inches width (8805.8.2.6)
26 1/4 inches length (8805.8.2.7)
10 1/2 inches width (8805.8.2.7)
48 1/2 inches length (8805.8.2.8)
19 3/8 inches width (8805.8.2.8)
Nomenclature Fragment
Subjects Owned/used by: Beale, Mrs. Colon
Weddings
Used in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Clothing. Women's Special Purpose Clothing. Wedding Clothing
Dates Use: Exactly 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8805.8.2.1-8

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