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Part of a dress

Heavy yellow silk: the small all-over design of leaf-like forms touching each other, is of the same shade of yellow. The ruffles are pinked. The vest is of embroidered India muslin. The front breadth is sewed in by machine and there are other signs which suggest that this dress was altered,...

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Provenance

This dress was the property of Mrs. Enoch Huse (Sarah Hill), a native of Boston, who was married in 1783". Miss Annie Jewett.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie Jewett

French or English, Late 18th century (1783?)

Accession Number

14.428

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes