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Infant's christening dress

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Infant's christening dress, of white sheer cotton, fullness of bodice gathered in at waistline center front and back, and pleated into high round neckline, deep cape collar with gathered ruffle of alternate bands of white cotton and machine embroidery, long full sleeves with deep sleeve ruffle...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes, from the Estate of Mrs. Winthrop H. Wade

American, Late 19th century

Object Place



111 x 95 cm (43 11/16 x 37 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with tucks, and cotton embroidery on net insertion, Valenciennes lace, satin ribbon, linen drawstring and mother-of-pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts