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House dress of light blue thin satin brocaded with silks in pinks, purples, and greens, English back, square neck, trimmed with self pinked ruching, shaped ruffles on elbow length sleeves, bodice lined with glazed linen; inked paper label sewn to inside of bodice: Mrs. Dawes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Nichols

American, mid-18th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin; brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts