London, South Kensington
4 December 2007
A RARE IVORY SILK CREPE DRESS, CIRCA 1810
the fine, transparent gauze embroidered with bands of deep pink roses, seen here worn over Lot 119
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This delicate gown is strikingly similar to an example in the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. See 'Fashion: A History from the 18th Century to the 20th,' p160.
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