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Woman's gown and petticoat (overskirt)

English
about 1780


Dimensions

138 cm (54 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.38 length of overskirt

Accession Number

28.528a

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brocade overskirt. Ground: white taffeta. Design: undulating vine woven with white silk, and powdering of floral sprays, woven with yellowish orange, reddish orange, red, reddish violet, green, and black silk.

Provenance

1928, gift of Mrs. Charles T. Pierce, Riverside, CT, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1928)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Pierce