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White net foundation (now badly cracked) covered with stripes and tabs of pale purple and white satin ribbon, ruffles of blonde lace around face and neck

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat on side): 27.9 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1231

Medium or Technique

Silk net, silk lace, silk satin ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes