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Infant's christening dress

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Infant's christening dress of white cotton, short waisted bodice, wide flaring neckline with draw string, short very full puffed sleeves, ruffle running from center back opening at neck over shoulder and down to waist line, in front framing a center front bodice panel of elaborate embroidery in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Hope Gray

French, second quarter 19th century

Object Place



120 x 83 cm (47 1/4 x 32 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and needlepoint lace stitches and linen tapes


Textiles and Fashion Arts