Gown: Empire-waisted evening gown of sheer white linen muslin with cotton white-work embroidery; bodice, skirt, and sleeves embroidered with one-half inch circles of French knots allover; low, drawstring neckline with sheer gathered panel at upper bodice; linen under-bodice bust support constructed of two doubled panels overlapping at center front [pinned together when worn]; neckline at shoulder and back trimmed in white cotton twisted braid; bodice front and under-bodice seamed together only at top of shoulders; horizontal, peaked seam at middle of bodice, trimmed with braid; panel at waist with vertical seam at center front and horizontal waist seam; medium-weight linen lining stitched to lower bodice panel; short, set-in sleeves with armscye deeply curved towards center back at back; hem embroidered with two bands and flowers in between; medium-weight linen lining at sleeve attached to under-bodice; straight, columnar skirt with long train; center front of skirt embroidered with French knots and satin-stitch diamond motif; hem of skirt and train edged in triangle (half-diamond) motif and solidly embroidered French knot circles; back constructed of two strips along neckline, central gathered panel, deeply inset sleeves, and two side panels; slight V-neckline; two embroidered, covered buttons at center back bottom of angular gathered panel; bodice hemmed at waistline with train extending from center back in tight gathers; front bodice panel extends into skirt at sides with two portions meeting at center back; braid extensions tied at center back below train; skirt connects to train ten inches below waist with slit openings at sides; linen ties extend from center back bodice to tie below bust support at center front; skirt unlined.
Date: c. 1803
Diadem: Small tiara of cut steel faceted stones; headband of metal; front set with cut steel stones in shape of vine with three flowers interspersed with leaves; center of each stone features larger round faceted stone; center of each leaf features oblong marquise-cut stone; double band of steel cut stones form scalloped border at bottom; smooth metal band at back soldered to proper right side of tiara and hooks at proper left side.
Pendant: Hairwork pendant with weeping willow and urn motif; large oval pendant with rose gold frame and loop at center top; glass covered compartment at front has a painted weeping willow tree, urn with base and seed pearls; painted chopped brown hair as the ground below the urn with base; seed pearls and gold thread decorate the glass urn and base; "I\WEEP\HEAVEN\REJOI-\CES" at base of urn, backed with chopped brown hair; ground of front compartment of frosted glass that reveals pressed gold of sunbeam motif; glass compartment at opposite side contains brown woven hair with "JB" cut-out in gold at center; "Died 3 Decr 1793 Aged 32" engraved at top of rose gold frame.
Shawl: Elongated, rectangular shawl of fine white cotton muslin; embroidered in white-work and cutwork with cotton embroidery floss; ends feature paisley motif incorporating flowers, branches, and checkered cutwork; all edges embroidered with band of cutwork netting and branch motif; central field embroidered with dots and sprigs.
Mitts: Pair of chrome yellow silk crocheted lace mitts; fingerless gloves constructed of two pieces, sleeve and thumb; seam along length of arm; band of dense crochet at finger opening and thumb opening; dotted net lace at hand; simple net bands at wrist; larger-scale dotted net along sleeve with geometric motifs at opening; unlined.