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Infant's shirt

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Infant's shirt of white linen, square cut wide neck, open down center front, edges and seams hemstitched, band of Flemish bobbin lace on shoulders, narrow ruffle of Flemish bobbin lace around lower edge of long full sleeves, drawstring in casing just above lace edging on sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, mid-18th century

Object Place



21 x 47 cm (8 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace, linen tape, and silk embroidery Hemstitched


Textiles and Fashion Arts