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White mull shirtwaist

A white mull shirtwaist of tucks alternating with narrow bands of embroidery and minute flowering vine design, high round neck with short standing collar edged with Valenciennes lace, hooked down center front, long sleeves with bell shaped ruffles; stained and yellowed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, Second half 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery, Valenciennes lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts