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Woman's shirtwaist

White cambric shirtwaist with embroidered collar and cuffs; self-covered buttons down front; vertical bands of narrow tucks end at waistband and lower portion puffs out; thin self-piping at shoulder seams

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, third quarter of 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (cambric) with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts