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Dickey (costume)

Object Number: 
1933.32h
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Cotton, lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. ( 34.3 x 34.9 cm )
Description: 
White cotton dickey with a pleated neckline attaching in the back with metal hooks and eyes; machine-made bobbin lace ruffle in the front; cotton ties at the bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This dickey was worn as part of a costume worn by Enrico Caruso when he performed the role of Des Grieux in "Manon Lescaut."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group