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Dress

Description

Woman's dress in red silk woven with a dense mirror repeat design of foliage in white, silver and green, in a sack (sacque) back or robe volante style, belonged to the Earls of Haddington, textile c. 1726-1728, dress c. 1740

Museum reference

K.2002.510

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Dress

Date

1726 - 1750

Materials

Silk, Metal, Metal

Associations

Previous owner: Baillie
Previous owner: Haddington
Haddington collection (NMS)
Mellerstain, Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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