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Woman's reception dress

Woman's dress of long undersleeves (under elbow-length satin sleeves) and front yoke and high boned collar of machine-made lace and purple chiffon; two panels of satin, embroidered with purple silk in large scale leaf and flower motifs form front hemline of train; satin sleeves also embroidered;...

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Worn by Mrs. Nelson W. Aldrich in March, 1910. Gift to the MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William T. Aldrich

French, 1910

Object Place

Paris, France

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, chiffon, and lace; embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts