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Two fragments of a dress

Smyrna
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 18 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.18a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

White satin with a design of flowers arranged to form diamonds, in the middle of which are bunches of flowers, tied with beau-knots. Worked with tambour or chain-stitch, with bright yellow, green, pink, red, blue and plum-colored silks.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection