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Woman's skirt

American
Late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

97.5 cm (38 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1152

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton and metallic thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Full white mull skirt (six lengths of fabric) embroidered in over-all pattern of small silver dots; opening at back about 11 1/2” long; later cotton tape draw cord threaded through narrow waistband; 1/2” hem; at least one repair along bottom edge

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb