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Child's pinafore

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Fine white cotton. Neck, short sleeves and pockets trimmed with narrow bands of embroidery, fagotting, and fine tucks and Valenciennes lace; bottom and back of pinafore finished with deep hem and three fine tucks. Worn, badly stained.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, probably first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


51 x 55 cm (20 1/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts