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Textile fragment

Object Number: 
1939.233
Date: 
mid 1730s
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 3/4 x 20 in. ( 65.4 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Hand-brocaded silk textile fragment with leaf and floral embroidery in variegated silk floss.
Gallery Label: 
This piece of brocaded silk is from a gown worn by Jane Keteltas Beekman (1734-1817), the wife of the Honorable James Beekman of Mount Pleasant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group