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Square (part of set of square and flounce)

Square and flounce, taken from a dress. Warp-printed silk taffeta. Pale green-gray ground, with polychrome floral sprays and sprigs: in a) the square, a scattered pattern; in b) the flounce, flowers arranged in garlands, conforming in shape to scalloped edge. Selvedges on both pieces. Needle...

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Gift of Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley

Probably French, mid-19th century

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Silk; Ikat


Textiles and Fashion Arts