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Infant's dress

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Bodice with three vertical bands of eyelet embroidered insertion in front, similar band around short sleeves, wide square cut neck, long full skirt with fullness in back arranged with seven fine linen drawstrings designed to be tied in center back, center back opening with minute lace covered...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

early 19th century

Object Place



88 x 85 cm (34 5/8 x 33 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen tapes and thread buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts