Infant's shirt

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

23.5 x 57.5 cm (9 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.462

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with hemstitching and linen bobbin lace insertion and trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White linen, open in front, hemstitched edges. Line of bobbin lace and two lines of drawn-work on shoulders. Neck edged with fine bobbin lace(Valenciennes type). Sleeves, edged with coarser bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber