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    Sale 5422

    Fine European Costume & Textiles

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 266

    A FINE APRICOT SILK SACK-BACK OPEN ROBE
    FRENCH, C. 1775

    Price Realised  

    A FINE APRICOT SILK SACK-BACK OPEN ROBE
    FRENCH, C. 1775
    the silk satin woven with a white stripe, with pale blue and rose pink floral motif, embellished with multicolour fly braid to robings and deep cuffs, lined with vivid yellow silk to the skirt and ticking to the bodice


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    Provenance

    Originally made up as a wedding gown, and thence by descent.