Infant's dress

First quarter 19th century

Object Place: USA


74.5 x 67.5 cm (29 5/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton with linen embroidery and hemstitching

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short waisted with front of bodice cut on bias, square cut neck, short puffed sleeves, V shaped panel in center front of bodice, minute floral spray embroidered on each sleeve, deep border around bottom of skirt of carnations and daisy-like blossoms embroidered with white linen thread, scalloped and eyelet embroidered edges around bottom of skirt framing center panel of skirt front, framing V shaped panel in bodice and edging neck and sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch