Infant's dress

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

77.5 x 78.3 cm (30 1/2 x 30 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.516

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, eyelet embroidery insertion, hemstitched, and linen drawstings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Center panel flaring from neck to bottom edge; bordered with eyelet insertion bands; lyre enclosed in wreath in center front top; cone in each lower corner of panel; short bias sleeves trimmed with tucks and eyelet edging; bottom edged with two bands of eyelet embroidery; all fullness at back with drawstrings at back of waist and neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson