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Woman's bodice

Bodice of deep bright blue lampas with white small-scale floral design, bodice hooked down center front, neck wide sloping finished with Valenciennes lace, short puffed sleeves, deep point center front; lined with white cotton; recieved as "dress in pieces"; not enough pieces to reconstruct...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1845

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk lampas, Valenciennnes lace, silk plain weave lining and tape, metal hooks and eyes


Textiles and Fashion Arts