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The ground is soft violet twilled silk. The design of small roses is woven with pink, yellow, green, and white silk. "Piece of a dress made over in 1813 and afterward made into curtains for a house in Salem" The Donor

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry M. Brooks

English(?), Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 25.9 x 12.4 cm (10 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

94.70

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes