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    Sarong

    Unknown artist, Malaysian, Kelantan, probably
    Sarong, 19th Century
    Silk, metallic-wrapped yarns; twill weave, weft ikat, supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 inches) (top to bottom)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.497.1

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian, Italy; Florence
    Textile fragment, 14th/15th century
    Cut and voided silk velvet, metallic-wrapped yarn supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.093

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    Evening dress

    Bergdorf Goodman Custom Salon, dressmaker
    1923 - 1969
    Bergdorf Goodman, retailer
    American, est. 1899
    Evening dress, 1937
    Silk, metallic yarn; compound weave, velvet, printed
    Gift of the Goddard family 2005.89.5