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Infant's dress

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Bodice of infant's dress. White cotton, very short waisted, short slightly puffed sleeves, drawstring at neck and waist, central front panel and panel at top of each sleeve embroidered with minute goemetric motives and oak leaves and acorns, embroidered with white linen thread in buttonhole,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf

American, early 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

10.8 x 33.3 cm (4 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.790

Medium or Technique

Cotton with linen embroidery and lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes