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Front of a woman's skirt?

White satin, the design of conventional flower and geometrical forms, is worked with white silk and cord and stripes of silver. The panels of embroidery are cut in scallops, on one side the scallops are edged with silver gallon. The shape of the panels and arrangement of the decoration suggest...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican or Spanish, 19th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts