Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's dress

First half 19th century

Object Place: USA


71.5 x 68 cm (28 1/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with linen ruffles and tapes


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Infant’s dress of white cotton with minute lozenge figure, (now much yellowed), square cut wide neck, dress open down one third back length with drawstrings at neck and waist line, front of dress plain with fullness gathered into narrowneck band, short full sleeves with button and tape for tyign at top of shoulder, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with narrow fine linen ruffle; yellowed, a number of brown stains


1953, gift of Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA (Accession date: March 12, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates