Infant's dress

probably American
1800–12


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

84.5 x 69 cm (33 1/4 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.18

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with cotton tambour embroidery and linen tape closures

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long waisted long dress (originally open all the way down the back but now sewed part of the way up), white India mull with woven stripes and floral sprigs embroidered in white cotton thread in chain stitch. Sleeves have been cut.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe