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Woman's undergarment (combination)

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Bias-cut peach silk combination with ivory machine-made lace in floral pattern at hem and bust, spaghetti straps; crotch panel buttons with 2 mother-of-pearl buttons; name ("Rima" ?) embroidered at center front

Provenance

Inherited from her mother by Elizabeth Lea, 1992; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Lea

French, 1930s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Center front length: 66.5 cm (26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.454

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd silk, satin with synthetic(?) machine-made lace appliquéd and embroidered, silk embroidery, and mother-of-pearl buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes