Infant's dress

American
first quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

77.5 x 68 cm (30 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.357

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave print, linen tape drawstring, and linen lining at bodice

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s printed cotton dress; very short waisted with drawstrings in the neck and waist; cream colored ground with all over powder of minute strawberries printed in red, dark brown, (rustly black) and blue; very worn, torn, darned in places, much of black rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber