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Infant's dress

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Fine white cotton. Front panel, bottom and back of dress finished with scallops, and row of floral sprays, worked with white cotton in buttonhole, satin stitch, and small eyelets with large eyelets filled with machine-made net. Very short waist, with embroidered flowers along top, short...

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Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


87.5 x 50 cm (34 7/16 x 19 11/16 in.) Length, in front .85 X 1.22 around bottom.

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, net insertions, linen bobbin lace, and linen tapes


Textiles and Fashion Arts