Infant's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-41473

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

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
Children's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
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 (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.""

Additional Identification Number

A4379

Maker

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

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.465