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Infant's dress

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Long wiasted long dress (origionally open all the way down the back but now sewed part of tthe way up), white India mull with woven stripes and floral sprigs embroidered in white cotton thread in chain stitch. Sleeves have been cut.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe

probably American, 1800–12

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

84.5 x 69 cm (33 1/4 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.18

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with cotton tambour embroidery and linen tape closures

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes