Infant's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-15466

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

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
geometric patterns
Children's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Women's Clothing
Dress

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Possibly Lunt, William Parsons, Mrs. (Maker)
Possibly Robbins, Chandler, Mrs. (Maker)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.466

Places

Massachusetts (United States)