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Woman's shirtwaist

American
third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 45.7 cm (18 in.)

Accession Number

52.1184

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (cambric) with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cambric shirtwaist with embroidered collar and cuffs; self-covered buttons down front; vertical bands of narrow tucks end at waistband and lower portion puffs out; thin self-piping at shoulder seams

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb