1st quarter 19th century
Object Place: America
107 x 67 cm (42 1/8 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton cambric with cotton embroidery and linen tapes
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Infant’s dress of white cambric, very short waisted, wide flaring square cut neck with drawstrings in front and back, dress open down entire length of back, drawstring in waist, skirt front embroidered with white line thread in allm over powder of minute floral sprigs and paired dots, two panels forming the back of skirt, plain ground with border design embroidered with white linen thread consisting of repeat of small-scale stylized leaves and berries arranged in a crescent shape, same border design on bottom edge of front panel, all skirt edges and edges of sleeves finished with minute pointed scallops.
Gift of Miss Katharine Amory Homans and Miss Marian J. Homans