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Infant's dress

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Infant's embroidered white cotton dress; open full length of back with edges embroidered in fancy scallop formed by minute roundels filled with needlepoint lace stitches; short puffed sleeves; tied with drawstrings from underarms to back of dress; drawstrings in neck; sleeves and skirt border...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


64 x 46 cm (25 3/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton needlepoint lace, embroidery, and tatting, linen drawstring


Textiles and Fashion Arts