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Teagown

Tea gown, full length, brown silk velvet stenciled with gold in design typical of 15th century Ventian velvets with undulating stems, large leaves, fruit, palmettes. Narrow pleated gold silk panel extends from cuff to under arm to hem; gold silk cords with ventian glass beads joins velvet...

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Provenance

Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson

1910s

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Accession Number

1982.669

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, stencil with gold and silver pigment, silk plain weave, pleated; glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes