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Of Spitalfields silk. Dress of dove colored damask with large-scale design of flowering branches meeting or crossing to form serpentines; English back, square neck, elbow length sleeves, (ruffles removed), front of bodice later arranged to hook together, front edges of skirt pinked, skirt longer...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

American, Colonial, second quarter of 18th century

Object Place

United States


157 x 71 cm (61 13/16 x 27 15/16 in.) overall approximate measurement for hanging storage

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask with linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts