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Infant's dress

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Infant's dress of thin white cotton, high waisted with short sleeves and wide square neck, waist and neck drawstrings tied in center back, bodice and sleeves embroidered in diagonal lines of eyelet and drawn work stitches, free standing edging bands for center front panel of skirt and bottom...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, Early 19th century

Object Place



77.5 x 55 cm (30 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, and hemstitched


Textiles and Fashion Arts