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Woman's dress

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White long cotton dress with ruffle along hem. Dress hits at natural waist, has a standing collar trimmed with cotton lace. Two narrow bands of lace are inserted down the front and outlining the yoke which extends around to the back of the dress. Two darts at the waist on both the front and...

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Provenance

Purchased from the dealer Lewis Lewis of Canton, North Carolina on April 30, 2008; gift from Pamela A. Parmal to the MFA, May 9, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.

English, 1970–75

Object Place

Wales (U.K.)

Dimensions

Center back: 151.13 cm (59 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.337

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with machine-made cotton lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes