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  • Technique is exactly "embroidering"

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Handkerchief (a): White handkerchief with a floral, pine-like design on one corner, and some light staining. Handkerchief (b): White handkerchief with openwork between the border and the main body, with the initials "LHG" written in the middle.…

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Creator: John Forsythe

Date: 1899-1910

Black bodice with black embroidery on chest, shoulders, and wrists. Embroidery includes diamond shapes and flowers. Pleating on chest and by shoulders and wrists. High neck with white net at very top front. Separate matching belt. Label within…

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Date: 1900s-1910s

This is a cream blouse with a natural waist, bateau neckline, peter pan collar, and elbow-length sleeves. The bodice, sleeves, and collar are made of a silk chiffon with green, red, and purple floral print and decorated with cream lace and…

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Creator: Edw. K. Tryon Company

Date: 1930

This is a Vassar College Field Hockey Umpire Blazer. There is a pink and white VC logo embroidered on the chest pocket and a cream patch with blue and red detail on the right side of the chest that reads "USFHA National Umpire." There are two pockets…

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Date: 1900

Black silk bodice and skirt with wool trim and lace with embroidery on bodice. The lace is tan with pink and green embroidery, and sections of it are underlaid with light green silk. The bodice has rows of pintucks and the center front has a section…

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Two-paneled, mirrored tapestry on robin's-egg-blue silk brocade; embroidery depicts fish below a square pavilion on the bottom; various coral and teal flowers in the middle and upper portions, with butterflies at the top. The panels are tacked…

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Chinese silk embroidery panel of multiple people in four mirrored scenes that begin in the day and end in the night, from top to bottom.

Scene 1: A person carrying red fruits on a platter and another person carrying a blue bottle with the red sun…

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Silk navy apron with cream, yellow, and green floral embroidery with light brown accents. There is slight pleating along the top where the apron connects to the waistband.

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Two tiny bibs, one rounded and the latter squared; possibly for infants or dolls. Rounded Bib: Rounded muslin bib with speckled brown stains, neck ties, a possible body tie where ribbon could be wound through, floral embroidery, scalloped lace around…

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Date: 1874-1916

Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

Front View of the White Petticoat with Eyelet Insets and Tucks

White petticoat with eyelet detail and tucks. Drawstring closure at center back waist. Flared five core skirt, pleated at back waist. Bottom detail includes five rows of tucks, a row of eyelet insets, two rows of tucks, row of eyelet inset, and a…

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Front View of Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets

Loose-fitting, sheer cotton blouse with mandarin collar. Three geometric lace insets on center front. Two darts at front waist, and two darts at back waist. 3/4 length sleeves with gathering at cuffs. Four darts at center - back neck. Embroidery…

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Date: 2008

For his wedding ceremony, Emmanuel Naval wore a Barong Tagalog, a traditional formal shirt of the Philippines, made of pina cloth, which is woven from pineapple leaf fibers and is valued for its rarity.

Creator: Liberty of London (attributed)

Date: 1920-1929

Wheat-colored China silk dress with smocking details at neck, waist, and sleeves; bateau neckline, smocking coming to a small point in center front; gathered torso, giving a full, balloon effect to bodice; dropped shoulders with full sleeves, and…

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