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Part of a skirt of a Virgin figurine's gown

The white silk ground is woven with a diaper design, on this are large flowers in strong pink, green, dark brown, yellow, violet and white. Lined with pink linen. Part of the vestments of the figure of the Virgin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Latter part of the 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts