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White silk with lines of white blocks, at intervals are narrow pink lines enclosing sprays of flowers woven with pink, red, green and yellow silk. From a dress belonging to Mrs. May an ancestress of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland

English or French, 1730–52


Overall: 32 x 27 cm (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts