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Dress

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

129 cm (50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1309

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin; brocaded

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

House dress of light blue thin satin brocaded with silks in pinks, purples, and greens, English back, square neck, trimmed with self pinked ruching, shaped ruffles on elbow length sleeves, bodice lined with glazed linen; inked paper label sewn to inside of bodice: Mrs. Dawes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Nichols