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Woman's dress

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Long sleeved, creme-colored chemise dress with square neckline. Hand embroidered with figural and floral motifs including lotus flowers and scenes depicting Egyptian life. Lined body and unlined sleeves.


By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by to Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, about 1925


Center back: 109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts