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Woman's skirt

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Gray straight skirt with two slit pockets at waistband. Seams at lower waistband and running down the center front and back, all outlined in a large running stitch. 1.25" band at hem attached with large overcast/whip (?) stitches which create a slit in the space between each stitch. Side zipper...

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Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, about 2008

Object Place

New York, NY, United States


Center back: 57.15 cm (22 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton/silk (?) plain weave; silk plain weave; running stitch; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts