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Woman's dress

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Dress: brocade, design of flowers, feathers, and wavy ribbons woven with gold thread, flat gold wire, white and purple silk, and purple chenille on a heavy white ottoman ground; cut with open front, square neck behind, Watteau pleats, and short sleeves with double ruffles trimmed with pinked...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple

1760–70

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Center back length: 158 cm (62 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.343

Medium or Technique

Silk ground brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes