Infant's long dress

American
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

101 x 84 cm (39 3/4 x 33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.406

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton eyelet embroidery insertion and banding, hemstitched, and linen drawstring

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

short waisted, wide square cut neck, short sleeves with small pointed capes over sleeves, panel in center front of bodice, made up of bands of fine couched white cording, similar cording on pointed capes, waist band of eyelet embroidered insertion, edges of neck, sleeves, sleeve capes, and bottom of skirt finished with narrow eyelet embroidery.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch