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Gown, Spitalfields, London, 1775 – 1780 (weaving) 1779 (sewing) 28:09:1779 (worn) 1870 – 1910 (altered), Unknown, Silk, linen, silver spangles, silver strip, whalebone; hand woven textile and fringe, hand sewn, T.80&A-1948

Gown and petticoat worn by Miss Sarah Boddicott, for her wedding to her second cousin, Samuel Tyssen on 28 September 1779, at St John’s church in Hackney, London, Spitalfields, London, 1775 – 1780 (weaving) 1779 (sewing) 28:09:1779 (worn) 1870 – 1910 (altered), Unknown, Silk, linen, silver spangles, silver strip, whalebone; hand woven textile and fringe, hand sewn, Victoria & Albert Museum, T.80&A-1948

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