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Bodice Fragment, ca. 1775

This is a bodice fragment. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is silk embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing and its technique is embroidered with chain stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33.5 × 37.5 cm (13 3/16 × 14 3/4 in.)

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Bodice Fragment, ca. 1775; silk embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing; H x W: 33.5 × 37.5 cm (13 3/16 × 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1928-16-26

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