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Muslin bodice

A white muslin bodice embroidered all over in vertical lines of hemstitching with minute blossoms and buds at regular intervals, bands of narrow tucks alternate with embroidered lines; bodice high necked with standing boned collar, yoke set off by Valenciennes lace edged ruffle, long sleeves...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles

American, early 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Lace, hemstitching, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts