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Woman's dress

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Woman's dress in cream-colored silk with pink and blue stripes and geometric and floral motifs; fitted bodice with back hook and eye closure, rounded neckline with blue piping, wide collar crosses in front and flares and splits over shoulders with blue satin piping, elbow-length puffed sleeves...

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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

American, about 1830; altered about 1893

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Center front: 127.64 cm (50 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and wefts, linen plain weave, silk satin, silk twill, metal hook and eye closure


Textiles and Fashion Arts