Child's guimpe

American
Early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

33.1 x 96.2 cm (13 1/16 x 37 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1890

Medium or Technique

Cotton nainsook, appliqué, feather stitch, Valenciennes lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White nainsook with yoke in front and back in appliqué lozenge design outlined with feather stitch, lines of fagoting between vertical bands of lozenges, short high collar with insertion band for ribbon, same band at wrists, above insertion bands ruffles of nainsook edged with Valenciennes lace, button down center back, tape draw string in casing around lower edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee in memory of Edith Dove McHenry