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Waist of a Virgin figurine's gown

The greenish white ground is woven with a diaper design: on this are large flowers and leaves, woven with strong pink, yellow, green, black and violet silk. Lined with white lace. The gament only has one sleeve. Made of the same brocade as 96.113 (T.2978).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 17th–early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts