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Woman's overdress

Bluish green satin ground with a design of undulating ribbons from which sprays of flowers grow at intervals. The colors are white, red, pink, blue, yellow, and green. Cream white silk braid with pink tufts is sewed round the neck, the front of the bodice, and the front and bottom of the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanora Curtis

French or English, late 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts