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  • Ensemble, late 19th–early 20th century
    Slovakian
    Cotton, silk, wool
    Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn and Mrs. Alice Lewisohn Crowley, 1939 (C.I.39.91.30a–g)

    Throughout much of Europe, traditional dress has derived from informal fashions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Sleeveless bodices or lightly boned corsets, originally worn as undress at home, have in these examples evolved into formal outerwear in soft decorative fabrics.

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  • Ensemble, late 19th–early 20th century
    Slovakian
    Cotton, silk, wool
    Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn and Mrs. Alice Lewisohn Crowley, 1939 (C.I.39.91.30a–g)

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