A black-and-white image (taken about 1950) of the dress made from this painted silk taffeta. The underskirt is not original. Source: From Philadelphia Museum of Art. Acc. No. 1942-33-2.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Painted silk dress, ca. 1770. A black-and-white image (taken about 1950) of the dress made from this painted silk taffeta. The underskirt is not original. Source: From Philadelphia Museum of Art. Acc. No. 1942-33-2.