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Infant's dress

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Infant's dress with drawstring neckline and gathered bodice, cap sleeves embroidered with a stylized scrolling leaf pattern, embroidered waistband and hem, two embroidered bands sewn down side seams at front.

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, early 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 89.5 cm (35 1/4 in.) Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

49.930

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes