White; high waisted bodice with "V" panel of narrow horizontal tucks with center seam; capped sleeves with narrow tucks; open work waistband; scalloped trim at hem; narrow tucks at hem (16); drawstring neckline.
Possibly Lunt, William Parsons, Mrs. (Maker)
Possibly Robbins, Chandler, Mrs. (Maker)
Handwritten note originally found loose in folds of dress: ""These two baby dresses were made by either Mrs. Wm. Parsons (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.""
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