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Fragment of infant's christening dress

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.111a

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lower part of skirt of infant’s christening dress; center front panet set off by line of eyelet embroidery with very elaborate symmetrical small-scale decorative floral design with central spray continuing up center fornt length, swags below flowers, small pointed scalloped lower edge, narrow shped ruffle at each side of central panel; embroidery worked with white linen thread in variety of stitches including needle lace fillings; top edge raggedly cut, several stains; (separted for mounting)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Conklin