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Infant's christening dress

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(now yellowed and stained in many places), wide square cut neck, short sleeves cut on bias, "V" shaped panel in center front of bodice, panel in center front of skirt flaring from waist to hem and set off by two free standing bands on each side, bodice panel embroidered with white linen thread...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers

French, mid-19th century

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114 x 77 cm (44 7/8 x 30 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton eyelet embroidery, needlepoint lace, hemstitched, linen drawstring, and needlework covered button


Textiles and Fashion Arts