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Brocade skirt

Russian
18th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

52.575

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Satin ground in fine vertical stripes of purple, white, and black with superimposed polychrome brocade in design of interlacing serpentines of lace and flowering branches, floral sprays in interspaces; fullness pleated into dark blue wool waistband; lined with linen striped blue, white, pink, and brown.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears