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Guimpe

Cream-colored silk, crimped. Warp yarns heavier than weft except in narrow vertical stripes. Short in back, longer in front with front opening, long full sleeves. Neck, front and sleeve openings edged with silk needle-made bibila lace. Some areas yellowed. A few blue stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. Willard Bigelow

Turkish, 1800–50

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

68.35

Medium or Technique

Silk; Needle-made bibila lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes