Part of a dress

English or French
1730–52


Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 33.5 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.376

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk with little lines of herring bone design, at intervals are sprays of flowers woven with strong red, pink, yellow, green, black and blue silk. Sewed to the edge is a white silk gimp with loops of colored silk knotted in. From a dress belonging to Mrs. May, an ancestor of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland