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Infant's dress

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White lawn; low neck and short sleeved waist and short full skirt sewed together; the neck, sleeves and bottom of the skirt are scalloped, the front of the waist and skirt are worked with laid, drawn and shadow stitches in a design of conventional flower forms.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabel Batchelder

American, About 1850


63.7 x 89.5 cm (25 1/16 x 35 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton lawn with cotton embroidery insertion and hemstitched, and linen ties


Textiles and Fashion Arts