SPITALFIELDS SILK OPEN ROBE & PETTICOAT, COLONIAL, 1750-1760

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  • Lot: 229
  • May 12th, 2021- Annual Spring Sale
  • Bellows Falls, Vermont 05101
Open robe of Spitalfields silk w/ fitted back construction a la Anglaise, CF hook & eye closure edged w/ passementerie & silk flowers to pleated décolleté, elbows, double engageante sleeves & to CF skirt opening, petticoat front w/ deep double draped & pleated furbelows w/ gathered & pleated band to upper edge, entirely constructed of Spitalfields silk brocaded broché, point de rentrée, twill design on tabby ground, c. 1736, textile dimensions: WD 19.75, length of repeat 23”, selvage WD 0.25”, (CF bodice altered in the 19th C), Provenance: Faith Savage

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  • Category: Womens Day
  • Era: 18th C

69.21420.1.229

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