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Printed cotton dress with brown ground, picoté with red, divided into roughly lozenge-shaped areas by serpentine small-scale yellow vines, small-scale polychrome flower in center of each lozenge (fabric printed in England or France); dress cut with square neck, continuous pleats center back but...

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Provenance

Belonged to "grandmother" Speakman

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Carrington Weems

American, made of English or French fabric, late 18th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

133 x 99 cm (52 3/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

54.633

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave and cotton lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes