Infant's shirt

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

26 x 32.8 cm (10 1/4 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2445

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen embroidery and Valenciennes bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt of sheer white linen, wide square cut neck, open down back, very short set in sleeves, open on shoulder, small points turned back over shoulders at neck, neck and sleeves edged with narrow ruffle of Valenciennes lace, on sleeves, and front and back of neck and points over shoulders small-scale design of roses, embroidered with white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins