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Woman's overdress

Overdress of gold-colored satin background with minute ribbon and floral interlacing serpentines, the ribbon serpentine in cream colored uncut velvet, the floral serpentine brocaded olive green, light blue, and yellow silk; overdress cut in back with long princess line and slight train on sides...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1885–90

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk satin, silk ribbon, silk warp-faced plain weave (bengaline), Flemish needlepoint lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts