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Bodice Fronts

This is a Bodice fronts. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is linen and its technique is trapunto, open-work and embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Peter G. Sachs. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs.

Its dimensions are

H x W (each): 40.6 x 22.9 cm (16 x 9 in.)

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Bodice Fronts; linen; H x W (each): 40.6 x 22.9 cm (16 x 9 in.); Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs; 1978-168-26-a,b

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