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Girl's dirndle made with a gathered skirt in blue floral print cotton, and a red linen sleeveless bodice, trimmed at neckline with red linen braid with six silver-plated buttons down center front. Labeled: "Tostmann Original Osterr. Trachten/ 8"


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

Austrian, 1960s


Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

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Linen plain weave, printed cotton plain weave, silver-plated buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts