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Bodice of white cotton net

A bodice of white cotton net; a high round neck, open down front with hooks at waistband, short cape sleeves; deep cape shaped yoke embroidered with oval dots and flaring bands of stylized leaf design, ruffle with pointed scalloped edge around bottom of yoke, turned back collar in deep points...

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, about 1830

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Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts