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Child's robe

Description

This linen child's robe opens down the front with a round neck, cuffs that turn back and are edged with lace and openwork, and is embellished with whitework embroidery from the neck opening down each front and along the hem. The robe is high-waisted, without any front closures, and has a deep 4/ 5/8" center back seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Dress
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1932.268
GUSN
41393

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