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Woman's dress in two parts (bodice and skirt)

Woman's dress of bodice and skirt in light green striped silk satin with cartouches of scrolled geometric motifs and light blue floral sprigs throughout Bodice (a) boned with front hook and eye closure; extra pieces across bust and shoulders with deep pleats; narrow strip down center front,...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1845

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Center front (bodice): 24.92 cm (9 13/16 in.) Overall (skirt): 96.52 cm (38 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin patterned with warp floats and supplementary weft, cotton plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts