Infant's shirt

American
Second quarter 18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

24.4 x 55.2 cm (9 5/8 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.396

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin Lace Herringbone and dot stitch

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s white linen shirt with round high neck finished with narrow ruffle of sheer white linen, open down front neck, front and bottom edges finished with herringbone and dot stitch, narrow band of Binche lace in shoulders, long sleeves pleated minutely and finished with narrow ruffle of sheer white linen, button holes in wrist bands.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates