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Woman's bodice

White linen cutwork bodice with wide bands of open ovals finished in hem stitch alternating with narrow inserted crocheted bands in geometric pattern; large crocheted blossoms with leaves inserted in yolk, front, and cuffs; high neck of embroidered net with blossom motifs; bloused in front; back...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, early 20th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, cotton plain weave, cutwork embroidery, embroidered net and crochet insertions, mother-of-pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts