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A polanaise, of unbleached sheer linen, buttoned down front, long bell shaped sleeves, fitted to waist in back with much fullness set in back in inverted pleats, much longer in back than in front, all edges embroidered with unbleached linen thread in closely massed stylized scrolling floral...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

American, 1875–80

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered, bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts