Infant's shirt

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

23 x 32.1 cm (9 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1336

Medium or Technique

Linen with embroidery, bobbin lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s sleeveless shirt of fine white linen, open down center back, wide flaring neckline, minute stylized vine with central berries and flanking leaves embroidered around neck and arm scyes, narrow bobbin lace ruffle on neck and arm scyes, and bobbin lace insertion in shoulder seams, all edges hemstitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes