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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

51.325

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes