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Woman's evening dress in two parts (bodice)

Cream colored satin dress in two parts (bodice and skirt); (a) bodice with neckline cut in deep "V" with vestee of folded tulle in center front, straight waistline with folded matching satin belt, yoke and sleeves of tulle embroidered with gray and white satin appliqué and rhinestones, silver...

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Woven into petersham in bodice: "E.M.Wilson and Co. 723 Boylston Street, Boston"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1900

Place of Creation

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Center front: 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin, tulle, applique, embroidered with rhinestones, silver sequins, glass beads, metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts