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Woman's bodice

American
early 20th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.) Center back: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1161

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace, Irish crochet, metal hooks and eyes, silk plain weave lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(now mostly cream colored), all over dot design; hooked down center back, bloused in front, long full sleeves with tight cuffs, sleeves lined with double layer of net, rest of bodice lined with white chiffon, high standing collar (boned), yoke, edges of back opening, and cuffs of Irish crochet; waist band cut off.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb