Child's pinafore

American
about 1830


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

47 x 54 cm (18 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.384

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton lace trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s pinafore of white cross-barred muslin in checker board design; made from one piece of material that goes completely around child and ties with drawstring at center back of neckline; short sleeves; white cotton ribbon ties with picot edged at center back waistline; narrow machine made lace trim on all edges; several darned holes and one patch

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb