Dress ensemble, front view: 18th century
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Dress ensemble with robe and matching underskirt. Pale mauve-pink silk of English manufactrure woven with a very small spot and with small flral sprays in various colours. The bodice's front edges meet and its centre back is lightly boned. The open skirt front edges are bound with white silk ribbon and the tapes and loops make for a 'polonaise' style skirt.
1778 AD - 1785 AD