Infant's dress

about 1829

Object Place: United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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