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Infant's dress

Description

White; high waisted bodice with embroidered "V" panel with looped net-like pattern--same at double capped sleeves and hem; scalloped eyelet at neckline, sleeves, bodice and hem; narrow tucks at hem; drawstring neckline and waistband.

Details

Maker
Possibly Lunt, William Parsons, Mrs. (Maker)
Possibly Robbins, Chandler, Mrs. (Maker)
Date
1830
Inscriptions
Handwritten note originally found loose in folds of dress: ""These two baby dresses were made by either Mrs. Wm. Parsons Lunt (Ellen Hobart Hedge) or else her sister Mrs. Chandler Robbins (Eunice Hedge) daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Barnabas Hedge of Leyden St., Plymouth, Mass. also the top of another dress. Made about 1830 to 1840.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1988.466
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
15466

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