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Infant's shirt

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White linen, open in front, hemstitched edges. Line of bobbin lace and two lines of drawn-work on shoulders. Neck edged with fine bobbin lace(Valenciennes type). Sleeves, edged with coarser bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


23.5 x 57.5 cm (9 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with hemstitching and linen bobbin lace insertion and trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts