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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Waist of a Virgin figurine's(?) dress

Statue robe

French
18th century


Dimensions

56 x 34 cm (22 1/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .34 x .56

Accession Number

96.120

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Broad pink, green and white stripes separating narrower pink and green stripes. The design consists of separate bunches of flowers, woven with pink, white, yellow, green, blue and black silk and white cord. Trimmed with an imitation lace and lined with white silk. The front is much faded.

Provenance

1896, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA (Accession date: September 1, 1896); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection