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Woman's dress

Off-white sheer silk dress with printed three-part leaf motifs with hooked tails or stems in yellow, green, and black (double warps and wefts); lined and boned bodice with hook and eye back closure, slight point in center front waist, veritcal self-pleats coming to slight V at waist of bodice...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1840

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, printed (chiffon or crepe); linen plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts