Infant's dress

American
About 1825


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

85 x 73 cm (33 7/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.408

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with linen bobbin lace, thread buttons, and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short waisted wiht fullness of bodice at back, drawstring in back of wide square cut neck, short very full sleeves puffed with double cape over puffs, V shaped panel in center front of bodice, gathered up center length with gathers held in place by minute lace covered buttons, insertion bands of bobbin lace around waist framing bodice panel and extending over shoulders and down back of bodice and around upper edge of deep hem on skirt, bobbin lace edging on lower edge of skirt, around neck and sleeve capes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch