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Statue robe (bodice)

White silk taffeta ground, decorated with alternating wide and narrow stripes. Wide stripes filled with horizontal lines of pink and silver tinsel and polychrome sprays of flowers; bordered by narrow gold stripes. Narrow stripes show undulating lines of polychrome flowers on white ground. ...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Henry S. Hall, Jr.

French or Italian, Second half of 18th century

Object Place

France or Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts