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Robe: T.30-1945

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Taffeta, pale pink, green and pink stripes with sprigs, sprays and waved floral bands between them. Bodice pointed, skirt set on in small pleats, two buttons at back, and inside cords to draw skirt into a Polonaise. ace at neck and sleeves, four bows with paste buttons on front, one on each sleeve.

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Given by Miss Sykes

Measurements and weight

Length: 13 in
Width: 15.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-11-12) by Sykes, Miss


Late 18th century
Circa 1770 CE - Circa 1780 CE

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Components of the work

Whole Front Length 51 in
Whole Back Length 56.5 in

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.30-1945
Primary reference Number: 197699
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Created: Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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