|Dimensions||H-23.819 W-9.843 L-31.693 inches|
Ship of Matrimony, centerpiece. This sailing ship is a satin covered model of a ship which was part of the wedding celebration for Marian Holter Barbour. ship consists of three masts with three wrapped sails per mast. Satin covered supports are included to allow the model to stand in an upright position. Ship measures approximately 22" long excluding the bow sail. From Keel to top of the main sail, the ship rises approximately 25 ".
Per article in Helena Independent 06/21/1921, the ship was originally used in the wedding of Marian's parents- Norman B. Holter and Florence Jeff in 1900, as well as in Marian's wedding.