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Panel of white cotton with figured vegetative motif; center front dart; cotton-encased boning at sides (no boning in right). Elastic panel and hook-and-eye closure at back. Cotton grosgrain shoulder straps; twill tape tab marked "46 611" at bottom center front.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. H. Curtis

American, 1915–25

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Overall (measured open and flat): 55.9 x 218.4 cm (22 x 86 in.)

Accession Number

1979.448

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave, grosgrain ribbon, elasticized fabric, and metal boning and hooks and eyes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes