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Fragments Of A Dress (probably France), 18th century

This is a Fragments of a dress. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk and its technique is brocaded with silk and chenille thread. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 127.5 x 55 cm (50 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragments Of A Dress (probably France), 18th century; Previously owned by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt (American, 1830–1912); silk; H x W (a): 127.5 x 55 cm (50 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-17-a/e

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