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Infant's christening dress

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Infant's embroidered white cotton christening dress, worn first by James Edward Poole Stevens, and said to have been made by Miranda Stevens (1804-1882) of Claremont, N. H. Short waist; short sleeves edged with lace; long skirt with fullness at the back tied with drawstrings; bands of eyelet...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert E. Taylor

American, second quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States


82 x 66 cm (32 5/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery insertion, linen tape and drawstrings, linen bobbin lace,


Textiles and Fashion Arts