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Spencer of white cambric

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

36.6 cm (14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.209

Medium or Technique

Cambric

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A spencer of white cambric, (now quite yellowed), very short waisted, with slightly flaring collar open down center front; sleeveless, with short cape attached to front and upper arm scye and back of yoke; trimmed with oval medallions of set in loop-brocaded gauze, bottom edge of yoke and edges of cape made of bands of same gauze, edges of medallions and bands embroidered in bullion knot stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates