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Pieces of a dress. Ivory damask ground, brocaded with polychrome silks. Damask ground, brocaded with polychrome silks. Damask pattern shows vertical undulating floriate and foliate vines, some with brocaded blossoms or blossom centers. Super-imposed on this are scattered sprigs or small...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John H. Hilliard

18th century

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts