Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Child's dress

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

57 x 59 cm (22 7/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1292

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with cotton embroidery and drawn work

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s dress, sheer white muslin, front of bodice and top of cap sleeves embroidered with white cotton, drawn work and circular eyelets, and some satin stitch, band of drawn work separates bodice from skirt, two tucks above the hem at bottom of skirt; torn.

Provenance

1947, gift of Mrs. Hunnewell to the MFA (Accession date: July 18, 1947); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hunnewell