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A guimpe

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A guimpe of gathered and puffed white net, high round neck, open down front elbow length sleeves, foundation of tarlatan covered with net, white tulle ruching around neck held in place with narrow coral velvet ribbon. (Cf. 47.1526) Also see 46.1015 a and b.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marion C. Tripp

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


48.3 x 89 cm (19 x 35 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave tarlatan and net work with velvet ribbon and cotton binding tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts