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Infant's dress (not made up)

Length of embroidered white cotton cloth intended for an infant's dress (but not made up), embroidered diagonal vines across top, band of straight lines across bottom, triangular panel at center with vines at sides

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

Textile length

possibly Indian, used in America, early 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly India

Accession Number

49.929

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes