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Description

Cream/white; mull ruffle w/ scalloped and embroidered edge--at neckline and front; net inserted at shoulder; long, turned back sleeves w/ double drawstring--sleeves of cotton; featherstitching.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1769
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn onto left back: ""Hannah (Davis) Williams b.1751, m.1768, d.1844. Baby's cap and waist. (Sleeves drawn at waist) (Double frill to cap.) 1769-1770.""
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
SHIRT
shirts
stitching
Dimensions
8.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.1004
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
32349

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