Dress Made of Printed Fabric, anonymous, 1775 - 1785

Dress Made of Printed Fabric, anonymous, 1775 - 1785

chintz, l 107.0cm More details

The dress is made of cotton with a glazed finish produced in Europe. This kind of European fabric, which was often printed, was a less expensive alternative to chintz, a handpainted or stained calico cloth imported from India. The dress on view is adorned with panels of the same fabric with pleats folded into a hexagonal pattern.

This work belongs to Sack-Back Gown (robe à la française) (BK-15996)

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