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Infant's christening dress

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

114.5 cm (45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2145

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s christening dress; made of woman;s embroidered cotton skirt of first quarter 19th century, with ruffled eylet embroidered scallops; muslin bodice with appliqued V-shaped center panel of early 19 century embroidered mull; neck and short cap sleeves edged with Mechlin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge