Infant's shirt

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

21 x 47 cm (8 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.395

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace, linen tape, and silk embroidery Hemstitched

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt of white linen, square cut wide neck, open down center front, edges and seams hemstitched, band of Flemish bobbin lace on shoulders, narrow ruffle of Flemish bobbin lace around lower edge of long full sleeves, drawstring in casing just above lace edging on sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates