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Silk and linen dress, back view: 18th century

Silk and linen dress, back view: 18th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

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Dress, stomacher and petticoat. Dress cut to take side-hoops with 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 - petticoat is trimmed with lace and has a matching fly braid. The fabric is drawloom woven.

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1764 AD - 1766 AD
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