Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's dress

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

71.5 x 68 cm (28 1/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.277

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with linen ruffles and tapes

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s dress of white cotton with minute lozenge figure, (now much yellowed), square cut wide neck, dress open down one third back length with drawstrings at neck and waist line, front of dress plain with fullness gathered into narrowneck band, short full sleeves with button and tape for tyign at top of shoulder, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with narrow fine linen ruffle; yellowed, a number of brown stains

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA (Accession date: March 12, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates