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A blouse of sheer white linen

French
Late 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

47.4 cm (18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1675

Medium or Technique

Linen; hemstitched, bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

With front, back, and sleeves ornamented with bands of hemstitched tucking and bobbin lace insertion; blouse buttoned down front, “V” shaped neck with turned back collar and double jabot, turned back cuffs, collar, and jabot all embroidered with white linen thread in eyelet work floral design; cuffs, jabot, and collar edge with narrow bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Osborne Howes