Brown Silk Gown

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Title

Brown Silk Gown

Subject

clothing

Description

This brown silk satin gown is the only gown from Martha Washington's wardrobe to survive intact. The gown is constructed of narrow brown satin-weave silk, likely of English manufacture, and dates from the 1790s.

Date

1790s

Language

eng

Identifier

W-1523

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Citation

Mount Vernon Ladies Association, W-1523

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How to Cite this Item

"Brown Silk Gown," in Martha Washington, Item #471, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/471 (accessed August 21, 2017).