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Woman's blouse

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Ivory pleated blouse with a V-shaped smocked bib at the bustline front, back, and shoulder caps. High necked self ruffled released pleat collar with interior braid, peplum waistband, set in Elizabethan shaped sleeves with graduated puffs stitched down by narrow rows of smocking stitches; with...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Doyle New York June 21, 2006.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

English, 1890s

Dimensions

Height x width (bust): 26 in. (66 cm) Height x width (waist): 23 in. (58.4 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1180

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes