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Infant's dress

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Infant's dress of white mull, short high bodice with square cut wide neck, short sleeves, center back of bodice and part of skirt open, front of bodice, edges of sleeves, and bottom of skirt embroidered with white cotton in stylized floral spray motifs, two narrow insertion bands of embroidered...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, about 1829

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

67.8 x 54.2 cm (26 11/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.445

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidered net insertion, hemstitched, and silk ribbons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes