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Child's pinafore

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Child's pinafore of dark unbleached linen, made of two full widths of material with seam down center front, open at back with selvedges exposed, short yoke with edges piped and corded, long sleeves with cartridge pleating over shoulders, two carved mother-of-pearls buttons at yoke in back and...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Child's smock-frock

American, about 1830

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


59 x 65 cm (23 1/4 x 25 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with mother of pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts