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Infant's shirt

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Infant's white linen shirt. Open down back, straight neck edge to be worn folded down, gusset under arm, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with minute embroidered vine design and finished with narrow bobbin lace edging, 2 double bands of hem stitch in shoulders. Patched and darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody and Mr. William S. Eaton

American, 18th century

Object Place



19.3 x 34.9 cm (7 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts