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front Wedding Dress
This gown was worn by Mary Graves Montague of Williamsburg, when she married John Montague, from Sunderland, on October 7, 1830.
front Framed Hair Wreath and Photograph
c. 1860
With a photograph of the maker in the center, this framed memento is in the form of a wreath made of her hair.
front Hair Wreath
c. 1860
This hair wreath, made c.1860, was fashioned from the hair of 75 persons from two families!
front Embroidered Dress
The style of this dress represents the Neo-Classical influence on design in the early 19th century.
front "Negro Funeral"
George Fuller drew this sketch after witnessing an African American funeral procession in March, 1858.
front Hoyt family register
This family register was embroidered with silk threads on a linen ground by Nancy Hoyt (1788-1870) about 1804 to record the vital statistics of her immediate family.
front Reticule
This drawstring bag, known as a "reticule," was used as a purse.
front Top hat
A top hat was not restricted to formal wear in the early 19th century.
front Bonnet
In the early 19th century women wore bonnets such as this one to shade their faces from the sun.
front Woman's cap
It was fashionable in the early 19th century for women to wear caps, both indoors and out.


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