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Infant's dress

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Infant's printed cotton dress; very short waisted with drawstrings in the neck and waist; cream colored ground with all over powder of minute strawberries printed in red, dark brown, (rustly black) and blue; very worn, torn, darned in places, much of black rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, first quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States


77.5 x 68 cm (30 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave print, linen tape drawstring, and linen lining at bodice


Textiles and Fashion Arts