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Child's pinafore

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Child's pinafore of white cross-barred muslin in checker board design; made from one piece of material that goes completely around child and ties with drawstring at center back of neckline; short sleeves; white cotton ribbon ties with picot edged at center back waistline; narrow machine made lace...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1830

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


47 x 54 cm (18 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts