Infant's dress

French
1821


Object Place: France

Dimensions

109 x 102 cm (42 15/16 x 40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.435

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Christening dress made for George William Pettes, born in New England in 1821.

Provenance

1821, worn as a christening gown by George William Pettes (b. 1821 - d. 1892), Brookline, MA; by descent to his daughter, Helen Frances Pettes (b. 1860 - d. 1945), Brookline; 1942, gift of Helen Frances Pettes to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1942)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen F. Pettes