Infant's shirt

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

19.3 x 34.9 cm (7 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

46.303

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s white linen shirt. Open down back, straight neck edge to be worn folded down, gusset under arm, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with minute embroidered vine design and finished with narrow bobbin lace edging, 2 double bands of hem stitch in shoulders. Patched and darned.

Credit Line

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