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Brocade dress

Brocade dress; black and white silk imitating 18th century design; irregular serpentines with floral sprays springing alternately left and right; minute diagonal checkerboard background in interspaces; bodice front yoke and elbow-length sleeves of black net and machine-made lace, and trimmed...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. Kuhlmann

American (Boston), About 1900

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts