Fashion 18th Century ball gown dress and spectacular hat ensemble costume circa from 1762- 1767. Made of very thin silk taffeta with very fine stripes of red, blue and white, which, seen from afar, give the impression of mauve. A white leaf pattern is woven into the fabric and as well as floral sprays in various colours. Fabric folds below the shoulders from which it fell to the ground and ended in a short train, matching stomacher, skirt, petticoat decorated in ribbon, trim and delicate lace.

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