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This two-piece dress and
jacket are decorated with peasant-style embroidery.
The bright red color and
tubular form reflect trends
in modern art of that era.


Probably American maker,
after a French design
Dress and Jacket, ca. 1918
Silk; plain weave, embroidered

Lent by the University of
Rhode Island, Kingston,
Historic Costume and
Textile Collection



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