Infant's shirt

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

23.2 x 48.3 cm (9 1/8 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

53.394

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace, embroidery and hemstitching

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt of white linen, wide square cut neckline, open down front, with edges and seams hemstitched, band of English bobbin lace on shoulders, long very full sleeves edged with Mechlin lace and having drawstrings in narrow casing just above lace edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates