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Woman's dress

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Dress of English silk, restyled. Textile patterned with flowers brocaded in polychrome silk, and gold and silver threads on ivory cream silk taffeta ground. Altered robe à la française. Naturalistic Style: flowers brocaded in polychrome silk, and gold and silver threads on ivory cream silk...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1740–50

Object Place

England

Dimensions

134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

43.1642a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes