Infant's dress

American
Late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

77 x 61 cm (30 5/16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

54.1328

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen bobbin lace insertion and trim, and linen drawstring

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s dress of fine white linen, short high waist, square flaring neck line, short sleeves, drawstring at neck and waist line, tied in center back, long skirt, neck, sleeves, and skirt trimmed with insertions and edgings of bobbin lace with minute lozenge and square design, two bands each of numerous narrow tucks around bottom of skirt, similar bands of tucks in center front of bodice, center back of bodice, and on sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes