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Center panel shaped to flare at bottom and at top to form bib, side panel on each side of skirt, broad self ties, all edges finished with narrow scalloped embroidered edging, insertion bands embroidered in minute flowering serpentine separating skirt panels, border sides of bib and continues...

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Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch

American, About 1850

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95 x 37 cm (37 3/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton dotted Swiss with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts