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Two fragments of a dress

White satin with a design of flowers arranged to form diamonds, in the middle of which are bunches of flowers, tied with beau-knots. Worked with tambour or chain-stitch, with bright yellow, green, pink, red, blue and plum-colored silks.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Smyrna, 18th–19th century

Accession Number

85.18a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes