Infant's christening slip

American
Late 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

96 x 100 cm (37 13/16 x 39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.116

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s christening slip to go with 55.115 and 55.117. of sheer white cotton, wide round neck, sleeveless, buttoned down center back, long full gathered skirt trimmed at bottom with rows of fine tucks and Valenciennes lace dging on neck and arm scyes; several yellowish stains, worn by Winthrop H. Wade, Jr.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes, from the Estate of Mrs. Winthrop H. Wade