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Woman's dress in two parts

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Straight, drop-waisted sleeveless dress and jacket of off-white pineapple fiber (piña) cloth, with band of white piña cloth reverse-appliquéd with white cotton ("sombrado," or shadow appliqué) in scrolling pattern at hem; standing collar and cuffs of jacket of same appliqué work. Pintucks...

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Provenance

Worn by Elizabeth Gilmore Holt; Inherited by Elizabeth Muench; Gift to the MFA, September 25, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Elizabeth Gilmore Holt

Filipino, about 1925

Object Place

Philippines

Dimensions

CB (dress): 109.2 cm (43 in.); CB (jacket): 66.0 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number

2002.416.1-2

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd pineapple fiber (piña), embroidered and appliquéd with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes