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Blue-green child's dress; wide neck trimmed with silk braid and narrow lace; V-shaped front of bodice pleated with side panels extending over shoulders with blue-green braid applied in a dense floral pattern; short sleeves with same silk braid decoration and narrow lace trim; back hook closure; full...

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Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1860

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

56 x 66 cm (22 1/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

52.1677

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, applied silk soutache braid trim, linen Valenciennes bobbin lace, glazed coton plain weave, brass hooks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes