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Dress

Chinese white silk satin embroidered with silk in vining floral motifs. Square neckline. Open-front bodice (for stomacher) with serpentine cording at edges. Stitched-down V-pattern back pleats to waistline; 2 vertical darts at front. Elbow length fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical ruffles...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, mid-18th century

Object Place

England

Accession Number

43.1646

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes