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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.


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

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Gift of Jody S. Gill and Betsy S. Michel

American, early 20th century


Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with bobbin lace inserts


Textiles and Fashion Arts