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Blue silk damask (imported from England). Back of bodice has stitched-down tucks to waist, elbow length sleeves, square neck. Ruching of blue silk around neckline and down front edge. Bodice and sleeves lined with cream linen. Said to have been worn by a member of the Winslow family, possibly...

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Provenance

Believed to have been worn by Mrs. Samuel Winslow.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne Winslow

American, 1752; restyled about 1775

Object Place

America

Dimensions

161 cm (63 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: cb L: 60 5/8 in.

Accession Number

59.648

Medium or Technique

Silk; damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes