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A dress of white organdy

White organdy dress; boned bodice that comes to a point at front with back hook and eye closure, wide neckline with double casings with braided cords that tie in front and back, organdy shirred at bottom of center front and back, short cap sleeves with two flounces cut with scalloped edges with...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of their mother Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1850

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (organdy) embroidered with wool, cotton plain weave (lining); cotton braided cords, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts