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White infant's dress, front of bodice embroidered with cutwork lozenge shape with lace insert surrounded by flowering vines , probably made in Ayrshire, Scotland, neck trimmed with lace, casing with drawstring inside neck, short sleeves trimmed with lawn ruffles, full skirt made of...

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Worn by donor, Ellen A. Stone (b. 1854); Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Child's dress

American, mid-19th century

Place of Manufacture

Ayrshire, England

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 93 x 90cm (36 5/8 x 35 7/16in.) Other (Center front): 88cm (34 5/8in.) Other (hem): 10.2 cm (4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton trimmed with linen bobbin lace, plain weave cotton tape drawstring


Textiles and Fashion Arts