Infant's jacket

early 19th century


Dimensions

Length of back including lace: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.1383

Medium or Technique

Beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton decorated with bands of embroidery in beads around the neck, and at the bottom of the sleeves and jacket. The design of flowers is worked with pink, yellow, green, and blue beads. Single beads are powdered over the surface of the jacket. Draw strings at the neck and waist, with bobbin lace sewed to bottom of jacket and sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman