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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1922.41
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Dress Fragment
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
1755-1765
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215193
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silk and metallic yarns
Dimensions
84.46 x 52.07 cm (33 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, MA; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1922.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1922
Object Number
1922.41
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Dress silk: meandering ribbons of gold and silver on a ground of cloth of gold (frisé and lamé). The ribbons are interwoven with meandering floral vines of polychrome silk brocading in mulberry and lavender with silver (filé and lamé) flowers.

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