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Robe

English
Early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

241 cm (94 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1873

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe with train. White cotton ground with a horizontal chevron pattern in yellow silk yarns over which are embroidered various flowering and leafy branches and fantastic birds; polychrome floss silk and couched metallic yarns. Unembroidered area on lower back. Partially lined. Piece has been altered.

Provenance

"From the Kimberly Collection."

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection