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Infant's dress

Description

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.

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 (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)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1988.465
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
41473

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