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Satin weave

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    Dress

    Unknown artist, American

    1884
    Dress
    Silk brocade and satin weave, trimmed with chenille
    61 cm (24 inches) (center back length) Handbook 2008, bodice
    Gift of Miss Beatrice McCloy 60.068.2

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    Man's nightcap

    Unknown artist, English

    Ca. 1580
    Man’s nightcap
    Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic thread, and metal sequins, and trimmed with metallic-thread lace
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.042

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    Women's shoes

    Maxen-Gantiez

    Ca. 1925
    Women’s shoes
    Silk satin weave embellished with jet beads and rhinestones
    Length: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of the grand-daughters of Mrs. Robert Ives Gammel: Mrs. Carlton R. Mabely, Jr., and Mrs. Curtis B. Brooks 67.005.8

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    Lounging pajamas

    Jessie Franklin Turner

    1934-35
    Lounging pajamas
    Silk; satin weave
    Center back: 142.9 cm (56 1/4 inches) (sleeve edge)
    Anonymous gift 56.013

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    16th century
    Textile fragment
    Silk
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.188

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    Women's shoes

    Unknown artist, Chinese; Manchu

    Early 20th century
    Women’s shoes
    Silk damask weave with silk applque and embroidery; sole of leather and cotton cording
    Gift of Phyllis L. Shelton 1999.40.3

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    Needlework panel

    Unknown artist, English

    First half of the 17th century
    Needlework panel
    Silk; mica (mineral); pearl
    38.1 x 53.3 cm (15 x 21 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 27.168

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    Apparel textile length

    Raoul Dufy

    Ca. 1912
    Apparel textile length
    Block-printed silk, satin weave
    Width: 86.4 cm (34 inches) (selvage)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.463

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    Dress

    Christian Dior

    Fall/Winter 1954
    Dress
    Silk; satin weave
    106.7 cm (42 inches) (center back length)
    Gift of Ronald and Lillian Dick 2001.83.17

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    Maria Monaci Gallenga

    Ca. 1920
    evening dress
    Silk, metallic pigment, metallic yarn
    Length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches) (center back)
    Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Murray Willis 2006.25.4

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    Woman's cocktail dress

    Norman Norell

    Ca. 1949
    Woman’s cocktail dress
    Silk, nylon; satin weave, cut warp pile
    106.7 cm (42 inches) (center back length) dress
    Gift of Mark Pollack 2009.71.2

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    Suit worn by Michael Strange (pseudonym of Blanche Oelrichs)

    Brooks Uniform Co.

    Ca. 1928
    Suit worn by Michael Strange (pseudonym of Blanche Oelrichs)
    Wool crepe coat with silk velvet collar, wool crepe trousers, silk plain weave dickie
    Jacket: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 inches) (center back length)
    Gift of Joan Avillez 2011.84

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    Ensemble styled by Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi

    United Arrows

    2010
    Ensemble styled by Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi
    cotton; printed plain weave (jacket, trousers, vest), cotton; plain weave (shirt), silk; satin weave (tie), leather, rubber (shoes)
    Gift of United Arrows Ltd. 2013.21.1