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Description

Red wool dress, damask weave with large scale floral motif. Dress open in front, no closures, made to be worn with an underskirt. Short sleeves, narrow cuffs at elbow. Style similar to robe a la francaise with center back pleats. Bodice lined with linen and cream silk. Skirt unlined, narrow tape ties at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Location of origin
England
Material
damask
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
damask
Dress
dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1926.906AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
31153
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Title Underskirt Accession number 1926.907
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