Infant's dress

American
first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

109.5 x 90 cm (43 1/8 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1125

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton eyelet embroidery insertion, linen drawstring, and needlework covered buttons

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s long dress of embroidered white cotton; open down back; short sleeves; square neck with two drawstrings; center front of bodice, top of sleeves, waistband, all edges and flaring center panel of skirt in eyelet embroidery of elaborate floral deisgn with scallop framing.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Furness