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Embroidered wool Kashmir dress. Neutral orange with embroidery in 3 shdes of blue silk. Very short bodice, short puffed sleeves, fullness of skirt in back. Embroidery on bodice arranged in narrow bands of trefoil and bead motives on sleeves, around neck and waist; deep embroidered border around...

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Gift of Mrs. Abeel D. Osborne

French, 1795–1800

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Wool; embroidery Kashmir wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts