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Waist of a Virgin figurine's gown

Probably French
Late 17th(?)–18th century


Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .45 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

96.114

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark blue ground of fancy weave: the design of occational flowers is woven with bright salmon pink, magenta, green, white and light blue. The middle of two of the flowers looks like velvet, possibly worked aferwards. Bound with salmon pink ribbon and lined with white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection