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Child's dress of white cotton mull embellished with vertical bands of pin tucks and crochet lace inserts. Ruffled neckline of cotton mull trimmed with crochet lace. Cotton plain weave underdress. Labelled "Toby New York". Worn by donor's mother, Betsy Beinecke Shirley.


Worn by Betsy Beinecke Shirley (donor's mother); inherited by Jody Gill; Gift of Jody Gill to the MFA, June 27, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody S. Gill and Betsy S. Michel

American, 1915–20

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton crochet lace inserts


Textiles and Fashion Arts