Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection
 

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Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1880-1890

Subject

Costume accessories; Worn costume accessories; Wreath

Medium

Wax, fabric, wire

Description

1880-1890. Wax orange blossoms on a wire, in two parts, intended for use in a wedding as a wreath or possibly as a decoration on the dress itself. The blossoms are shaped from wax and the leaves are fabric with a wire central vein.

Extent

Length: 20.32 cm / 8 in. (length of main piece)
Width: 10.2 cm / 4 in. (width of main piece)
Length: 12.1 cm / 4.75 in. (length of small piece)
Width: 5.1 cm / 2 in. (width of small piece)

Museum Number

420

Publisher

University of New Hampshire Library

Contributor

Astrida Schaeffer, photographer/curator

Date Digitized

2-25-2019

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Comments

The Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection digital catalog was produced by the UNH Library Digital Collection Initiative, supported in part by a grant from the Mooseplate program and New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Additional funding provided by the E. Ruth Buxton Stephenson Memorial Fund.
Photography copyright, Astrida Schaeffer.

Keywords

Wreaths (costume accessories), 1880-1890, Wax, Orange blossoms, Cream (color), Leaves, Wedding

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