Infant's dress

About 1892

Object Place: USA


79.5 x 83 cm (31 5/16 x 32 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, hemstitching, and linen bobbin lace

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



High round neck, long sleeves designed to be turned back as cuffs, designed to be fastened with three studs, in back two box pleats on each side of center back opening, front yoke of vertical bands of minute tucks alternating with lines of hemstitching, deep hemstitched hem around bottom of skirt, line of feather stitching on shoulder bands and on cuffs and neck, neck and cuff edges finished with narrow ruffle of lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes