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Woman's dress in three part (bodice, under- and overskirts)

Dress in beige spun silk with Irish crochet insertions composed of a bodice and under- and overskirts (some alterations): (a) bodice bloused in front, wide elbow-length sleeves with slits at bottom, Irish crochet insertions in large-scale blossom design with scrolling petals, front closure...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1902

Object Place

United States


Center front: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.) Center back: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, cotton or linen crocheted intsertions; metal hooks and eyes, silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts