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White net embroidered with wool in chain stitch, small dots throughout with floral sprig border and scalloped edge along bottom edge; lengths of braided metallic thread tape with silk flowers applied above border, along neckline, and through center; larger bunches of slik flowers at corners;...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1213

Medium or Technique

Silk net, wool embroidery, braided applied metallic threads with silk ribbon, silk chiffon lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes