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Dress Fragment (China), mid-18th century

This is a Dress fragment. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silk and its technique is painted over printed outline on woven gauze. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

Warp: 26.5cm (10 3/8 in.). Weft: (selvage to selvage) 74cm (29 in. ).

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Dress Fragment (China), mid-18th century; silk; Warp: 26.5cm (10 3/8 in.). Weft: (selvage to selvage) 74cm (29 in. ).; Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-298

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18670029/ |title=Dress Fragment (China), mid-18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>