Infant's shirt

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

21.5 x 32.3 cm (8 7/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2446

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen Valenciennes lace and embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt of fine white linen, wide round neck, open down back and fastened with minute lace covered buttons, very short sleeves, yoke of shirt and sleeves made of alternating narrow bands of embroiderey in minute sprig motive and bobbin lace insertion, sleeves and neck finished with narrow ruffle of Valenciennes lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins