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Pair of short undersleeves

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Sheer white cotton edged with ruffle of Valenciennes lace, wrist and length of seam finely embroidered with white linen thread in small-scale design of blossoms made up of concentric circles and grouped oval leaves, worked in part in back stitch shadow work, much yellowed and stained, several holes.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

24.5 x 15.1 cm (9 5/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1215a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes