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Culture:English
Title:gown
Date Made:1760-1770 with later alterations
Type:Clothing
Materials:textile: polychrome brocaded silk;
Place Made:United Kingdom; England
Accession Number:  HD F.242
Credit Line:Mrs. Helen Geier Flynt

Description:
Gown made of Spitalfield silk brocade decorated with floral sprays and garlands in pink, blue and brown on a cream-colored ground. The basket motif in the silk's design may suggest a French origin.

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