Infant's shirt

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

24.5 x 34.5 cm (9 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.463

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fine white linen, open in front. Small pieces of bobbin lace set in on shoulders. Border at neck, down front and at bottom od sleeves of fine vine pattern worked in satin stitch, chain stitch and eyelets, with white linen thread, The vine continues bordering bottom of shirt, but without eyelets. Neck and sleeves edged with fine bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber