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Blouse

1974.420 (RS80592)

Description

Cream cotton crepe; blouson style; standing band collar is boned & embroidered w/ whitework in wheat motif (matching skirt & vest); long sleeves w/ 2 tucks at shoulder. Cuffs embroidered w/ same whitework embroidery; filet crochet scalloped trim at cuffs; front of blouse also embroidered. Blouson style w/ matching ties at sides; button closure at center back; 3 eyes to which hooks of skirt are attached.

Details

Label
In exhibition: "Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement"; Wellesley College, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA, February 28-July 14, 1997; Renwick Gallery, NMAA, Washington, D.C., March 6-July 5, 1998.
Maker
unknown
Date
1904-1912
Material
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
embroidering
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
blouses (main garments)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
machine-made
outerwear
stitching
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Wheat
wheat straw
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1974.420
GUSN
49203
Reference Notes
Boyd, Marilee. Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997._____ Note _____companyied show at Wellesley College, Davis Museum and Cultural Center
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