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Statue robe (skirt)

French or Italian
18th century


Object Place: France or Italy

Dimensions

63.8 cm (25 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.844b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold ground, thickly covered with silver cartouches and leaves overlaid with red, blue and violet flowers and yellow and green foliage. All three pieces lined with scarlet plush. Sleeved bodice has wide peplum, ties in back. Skirt has curved waist and hemlines. Mantle a pointed semi-circle, with short slit down center at right angles to straight edge. Bodice and mantle trimmed with gold bobbin-type lace. Plush lace and brocade worn on all pieces. Mantle badly tarnished and soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Henry S. Hall, Jr.