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Woman's dress

Brown silk, beige embroidery all over bodice and skirt

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

possibly Dutch or English, Embroidery early 18th century; dress restyled about 1785

Object Place

England or Holland

Accession Number

37.370a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidered silk plain weave (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes