Infant's wrapper

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

95.5 x 89 cm (37 5/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.169

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain, herringbone, and open work weave, cotton embroidery and cotton eyelet embroidered tapes, and mother-of-pearl buttons

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s wrapper of white cotton in stripes of fancy open work weave alternating with very fine herringbone weave, open down front with engraved mother-of-pearl buttons for fastening, high round neck, long sleeves, cut on “princesse” lines with cut emphasized by bands of eyelet embroidery applied over seams, sleeves, neck, and bottom edged with eyelet embroidery; a few brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Perdew