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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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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.)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with machine-made cotton lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts