#875    -        Wedding Braces and Case,       c. 1880  United States - New Hampshire        $395.00

 

Materials: Canvas, silk satin, silk floss, elastic, leather.

Provenance: Purported to be the wedding suspenders of Samuel Hoar.

Condition:  Excellent; missing one brass buckle with elastic; three pinholes in case. 

Measurements: Suspenders 1 5/8" x 27" (plus elastic extensions), case 10 1/2" x 9 1/2".

 Comments: Wedding braces were often made for the groom by his bride to be.