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Brocade skirt

Satin ground in fine vertical stripes of purple, white, and black with superimposed polychrome brocade in design of interlacing serpentines of lace and flowering branches, floral sprays in interspaces; fullness pleated into dark blue wool waistband; lined with linen striped blue, white, pink, and...

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Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

Russian, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts