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Textile

Rectangular piece. Cream-colored silk taffeta ground with small-scale powder figure. Sparsely scattered rose-bud and rose-blossom sprigs, brocaded in silk and shades of rose and olive-green with black accents. Plain white selvedge along right side with another selvedge stitched to it. About...

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Provenance

Part of a dress worn by Hannah Hopkins Worthington.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Andrews

18th century

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Accession Number

56.815

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles