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Woman's slip

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Sleeveless cream cotton mull chemise embellished with bobbin lace panels inset asymmetrically along the bias. Cotton plain weave dust ruffle at bottom hem. Worn by donor's grandmother, Katherine Sperry Beinecke.

Provenance

Worn by Katherine Sperry Beinecke (donor's grandmother); inherited by Jody Gill; Gift of Jody Gill to the MFA, June 27, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody S. Gill and Betsy S. Michel

American, early 20th century

Dimensions

Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2007.522

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with bobbin lace inserts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes