Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's dress

American
early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

95 x 46 cm (37 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.275

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, net, and braid trim insertions and cotton tapes

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s dress of dot-embroidered India mull, very short waisted, wide flaring square cut neck, dress open down entire length of back, tape drawstring at waist line, short sleeves, white cotton open work galloon inserted as waist band, sleeves trimmed on top and along edges with bobbin lace; yellowed and some brownish stains.

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA (Accession date: March 12, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates