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Woman's blouse

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White, "sheer lingerie" cotton blouse detailed with fine pleating at shoulders and wide collar decorated with pulled and drawn work in geometric pattern and embroidered spots and edged with tatting. Buttoned center front of the blouse has a ruffled jabot finished in the same drawn and pulled...

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Provenance

Inherited from the donor's family; Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judith Avery

American (made in Phillipines), about 1915

Dimensions

Center back: 48.3 cm (19 in.) Center Front: 50.8 cm (20 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1423

Medium or Technique

Cotton, plain-weave; embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes