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Woman's blouse

1890/1899

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ivory pleated blouse with a V-shaped smocked bib at the bustline front, back, and shoulder caps. High necked self ruffled released pleat collar with interior braid, peplum waistband, set in Elizabethan shaped sleeves with graduated puffs stitched down by narrow rows of smocking stitches; with silk gauze cuff ruffle and self covered flat buttons with figure eight loop closures down the center front. Labeled: "Liberty & Co./Artistic and Historic Costume Studio/222 Regent St. W." Labeled: "Davis & Co. 143"

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  • Title: Woman's blouse
  • Creator Birth Date: 1875
  • Fashion House: Liberty & Co
  • Date Created: 1890/1899
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: Height x width (bust): 26 in. (66 cm), (waist): 23 in. (58.4 cm)
  • Provenance: Purchased by MFA from Doyle New York June 21, 2006.
  • Type: Blouse
  • Rights: Frank B. Bemis Fund. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • Medium: Silk

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