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1905

  • Work on this object began.

1919

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

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Blouse (USA), 1905–19

This is a Blouse. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1905–19 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is block printed on crepe (overspun warp) and embroidered using buttonhole and figure-8 stitches. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is credited Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head).

Its dimensions are

H (from shoulder to hem): 85 cm (33 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Blouse (USA), 1905–19; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); cotton, silk; H (from shoulder to hem): 85 cm (33 7/16 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head); 1977-77-1

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