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Sleeveless bodice

Very dark brown velveteen, wide center front opening designed to be filled by stomacher or lacing, three tabs (like a peplum) at center back, center front edges trimmed on each side with four silver filigree ornaments each with round hook for lacing, dark (now brown) grosgrain ribbons sewn to...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, second half of the 19th century

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Cotton velveteen, cotton plain weave lining, cotton twill lining, silk ribbon, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts