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Waist of a Virgin figurine's gown

French
18th century


Dimensions

53 cm (20 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .53 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

96.113

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk ground, on which is woven with reddish violet and white silk and gold, a design of undulating stems bearing flowers and leaves. Trimmed with gold gimp and lined with white silk. There is early machine-made lace on the bottom of the sleeves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection