Infant's shirt

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

23 x 40.2 cm (9 1/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.302

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen and silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s white linen shirt. Open down back, deeply rounded neck edge to be worn folded down, gusset under arm, neck edges trimmed with narrow bobbin lace edging, narrow band of bobbin lace insertion in shoulders, sleeve edges trimmed with wider scalloped bobbin lace edging.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody and Mr. William S. Eaton