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Waist of a Virgin figurine's gown

Dark blue ground of fancy weave: the design of occational flowers is woven with bright salmon pink, magenta, green, white and light blue. The middle of two of the flowers looks like velvet, possibly worked aferwards. Bound with salmon pink ribbon and lined with white linen.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 17th(?)–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts