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Light green and light violet stripes, the violet stripes are detailed with green, the green ones with black and white. Down the front are two rows of brocade buttons. The back has been ripped out. Worn by Mr. Matthew Ridley, a maternal ancestor of the donors, who died in 1789. See notes on...

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Provenance

Worn by Mr. Matthew Ridley, a maternal ancestor of the donors, who died in 1789.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton

French, 1780s

Dimensions

66 cm (26 in.); Legacy dimension: .66 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

17.1443

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes