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Infant's shirt

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Fine white linen with band of bobbin lace insertion at top of shoulder and edging of bobbin lace around armholes. Open down back, neck unshaped and slashed at inner edge of shoulder. A number of small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen E. Hewes

American, late 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

20 x 38.7 cm (7 7/8 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.482

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes