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Infant's dress

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White cotton, low neck, short sleeves. On the sleeves, pointed vest and panel are embroidered with white cotton and laid-work, eyelet-work and lace stitches groups of very conventional floral forms. The edges and finished with buttonholed points.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. N. W. Emerson

American, 1830–60


110 x 94 cm (43 5/16 x 37 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and linen tapes


Textiles and Fashion Arts