Infant's dress

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

74.5 x 67.5 cm (29 5/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.409

Medium or Technique

Cotton with linen embroidery and hemstitching

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short waisted with front of bodice cut on bias, square cut neck, short puffed sleeves, V shaped panel in center front of bodice, minute floral spray embroidered on each sleeve, deep border around bottom of skirt of carnations and daisy-like blossoms embroidered with white linen thread, scalloped and eyelet embroidered edges around bottom of skirt framing center panel of skirt front, framing V shaped panel in bodice and edging neck and sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch