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~Dandridge Robe à la française: ca. 1750 (textile), ca. 1770 (gown remodeled), American, Spitalfields (silk), silk lustring with brocaded floral bouquet entwined with weft-float pattern of trailing vine and flowers, open front style (with matching petticoat), flounced and lined sleeves, trimmings padded with cotton, embellished with colored silk fly-fringe. [Search for Acc. No. 1975-340,1]~

Colonial Williamsburg collection gown owned by Elizabeth Dandridge (Martha Washington's sister) and descended in Elizabeth's family. It was bequeathed to be cut up and used as upholstery fabric, but fortunately remained intact.

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