Infant's dress

American
early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

73 x 66 cm (28 3/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

49.423

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured stripe weave printed, and cotton drawstring

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s printed cotton dress; striped white dimity with powder of minute carnations printed in red and dark brown (much of brown rotted away); short waist with triangular front gathered panel; narrow self ruffles framing panel and sleeves; small triangular capes over shoulders, drawstrings at neck and back of waist.

Credit Line

Gift of The Misses Laura and Elizabeth Richardson and Miss Mary Shute