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Blouse made of three alternating vertical strips

1. of minute tucking in sheer white linen, 2. Irish crochet, 3. eyelet embroidery on sheer white linen, bodice made to blouse in front high boned standing collar, hooked down center back, three quarter length sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Osborne Howes

French, Late 19th century

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Linen; Irish crochet, eyelet embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts