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Dress

Date:
1775–85
Culture:
British
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
2009.300.1340
Not on view
It is rare to have a young girl's dress from the eighteenth century in good condition which makes this piece very valuable. The textile is of interest for it is elegant, rich in color and texture. Additionally, it is quite eye-catching, changing in the light as the wearer moves.
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