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