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Woman's Dress (Robe à la française) with Attached Stomacher

Artist/maker unknown, French

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
c. 1765-1780

Medium:
Light pink silk taffeta, woven with multicolored shaded stripes in dark pinks, medium greens, grey, and yellow (French); bodice and sleeves lined with coarse grayish-white plain weave linen; cuffs lined with white plain weave wool flannel; stitched in pink silk thread; two original metal eyes on stomacher panels

Dimensions:
Dress (Center Back Length): 55 3/4 inches (141.6 cm) Waist: 26 1/2 inches (67.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1981-9-3a,b

Credit Line:
Purchased with the George W.B. Taylor Fund, 1981

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