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Of Chinese damask. A dress of deep blue silk damask in pattern of sacred symbols against a cloud background, dress made in one piece, "princesse" line in back with fullness of skirt in deep pleats and longer in back to form train, high round neck with short standing collar, hooked down center...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

Amercan, 1875–80

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

138.5 cm (54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.1196

Medium or Technique

Silk; Chinese damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes