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Woman's Dress

Silk: c. 1772-1773; Dress: c. 1837
Artist/maker unknown, American and English
This dress was made from an earlier English silk dating from about 1772-73 that was probably woven by the English firm Batchelor, Ham and Perigal of Spitalfields, London. The dress was willed to Martha Gray Thomas, mother of the donor, by her cousin.

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