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Skirt made from 18th century fabric

Skirt made from 18th century fabric; light blue satin with silk brocaded in reds and greens of carnation-like blossoms and slender stems arranged in horizontal rows; quite full with fullness pleated into tan cotton waistband. Believed to have belonged to Anne Barrett Hill, daughter of John...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Nichols

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

48.1310

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, Satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes