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White corded silk ground, embroidered with silver and spangles. On the front is an all-over pattern of sprigs set obliquely among tiny flowers of spangles.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert C. Winthrop

French, Early 19th century (1800–10)

Dimensions

70 cm (27 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .70 from the top of the collar to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

01.113

Medium or Technique

Silk; White corded silk ground, embroidered with silver and spangles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes