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Muslin bodice

American
early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

45.5 cm (17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.324

Medium or Technique

Lace, hemstitching, embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A white muslin bodice embroidered all over in vertical lines of hemstitching with minute blossoms and buds at regular intervals, bands of narrow tucks alternate with embroidered lines; bodice high necked with standing boned collar, yoke set off by Valenciennes lace edged ruffle, long sleeves with two lace edged sleeve ruffles, hooked down center front, designed to be bloused in front, waistband and collar trimmed with narrow black velvet ribbons, four bows of same ribbons down center front.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles