Silk and linen dress, front view: 18th century
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Silk and linen dress, front view. Dress, stomacher and petticoat. Dress is cut to take side-hoops, it has a sack-back and falling cuffs. Blue silk taffeta, brocaded with a floral lacy trail in white and coloured silks. The white silk weft is continuous throughout the length of the textile. The skirt or petticoat is trimmed with lace and matching fly braid. Drawloom woven.
1764 AD - 1766 AD