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Woman's slip

American
early 20th century


Dimensions

Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2007.522

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with bobbin lace inserts

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless cream cotton mull chemise embellished with bobbin lace panels inset asymmetrically along the bias. Cotton plain weave dust ruffle at bottom hem. Worn by donor's grandmother, Katherine Sperry Beinecke.

Provenance

Worn by Katherine Sperry Beinecke (donor's grandmother); inherited by Jody Gill; Gift of Jody Gill to the MFA, June 27, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody S. Gill and Betsy S. Michel