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Dark café-au-lait ribbed silk taffeta, four widths seamed along selvedges (three orange and two yellow stripes). Lower third worked with brilliant polychrome silks in satin and knotted stitches. Pattern shows symmetrical repeat using roses, chrysanthemums, tulips, etc. and shells. Silk ground...

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Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

English, 1700–25

Object Place

England

Dimensions

105.5 cm (41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.492

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes