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Dress or a shift for a child made in a convent in Mexico City. White linen. Short bodice and sleeves. Skirt gathered, with a narrow band of smocking, at front and back. Bands of drawnwork, showing darned and knotted stitches, aroind neck and sleeves. All edges trimmed with a narrow serrated...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rebecca Christie Birdsall

Mexican (Mexico City), 1862

Object Place

Mexico City, Mexico

Dimensions

63 x 65 cm (24 13/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.202

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with drawn work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes