Extant Gowns I adore

  Mantua, V&A Museum, London Place of origin:  Spitalfields (textile, weaving) England (mantua, sewing) Date: ca. 1720 (weaving)  1720-1730 (sewing) Artist/Maker: Unknown Materials and Techniques: Silk, silk thread, silver-gilt thread; hand-woven brocading, hand-sewn. Museum number: T.88 to C-1978 Gallery location: In Storage Interactive full views I am not sure if the petticoat and front are original, if they are it’s…

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