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Infant's dress

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Very short waisted, square cut flaring neck, dress open down entire length of back, very short sleeves made of embroidered net with pointed edge, tape drawstring in waist line, neck edge, edges of back of skirt, and bottom edge, embroidered with white cotton thread in deep pointed scallops, on...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter

American, About 1812

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

88 x 36.5 cm (34 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1332

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and cotton net and linen tapes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes