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Dress

The ground is changeable silk, delicate pinkish violet, shading to brown and to oyster white; the design of connecting sprays of conventional flowers, (poppies, lilies, etc.) arranged to form an undulating line, is woven with light and dark pink, light and dark brown, light and dark green, violet...

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Provenance

See notes on 17.1440-17.1445.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton

French or English, 1770–89

Accession Number

17.1440

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes