Infant's dress

American
about 1829


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

67.8 x 54.2 cm (26 11/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.445

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidered net insertion, hemstitched, and silk ribbons

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s dress of white mull, short high bodice with square cut wide neck, short sleeves, center back of bodice and part of skirt open, front of bodice, edges of sleeves, and bottom of skirt embroidered with white cotton in stylized floral spray motifs, two narrow insertion bands of embroidered net in front of bodice, rose silk ribbon around neck with bows in center back and on shoulders, rose silk ribbon in casing at waist line, tied at center back.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift