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Woman's skirt

Full white mull skirt (six lengths of fabric) embroidered in over-all pattern of small silver dots; opening at back about 11 1/2" long; later cotton tape draw cord threaded through narrow waistband; 1/2" hem; at least one repair along bottom edge


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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, Late 18th to early 19th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton and metallic thread embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts