Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's dress

American
About 1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

77 x 81.5 cm (30 5/16 x 32 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.527

Medium or Technique

Cotton figure woven, and cotton eyelet embroidered band

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s dress of white figured cotton; narrow vertical stripes, alternating satin weave with a minute leaf figure; wide flaring neckline, short sleeves, full gathered waist and skirt, waist band and sleeve trimmings of eyelet embroidery; very stained and yellowed.

Provenance

1954, gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst to the MFA (Accession date: April 8, 1954); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst