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Girl's red linen dress with round collar, short sleeves, box-pleated skirt, and black decorative embroidery in faux-blouse front pattern with five black buttons. Back zipper closure and belt. Labeled: "Bambolino/ Habille parfaitement les enfants/ 70"


Purchased by the donor, Barbara Hammel, in Austria in the 1960s; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

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Gift of Barbara Hammel

French, early 1960s


Center back: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)

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Machine-embroidered linen plain weave with plastic buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts