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Baby's chemise

Object Number: 
1953.337f
Date: 
1868-1869
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 11 in. ( 24.1 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
White cotton baby chemise with a low round neckline; collar folds down in front and back of bodice; short sleeves.
Gallery Label: 
This chemise was made by the donor's aunt for an expected child. The baby, however, was stillborn, and the mother died in childbirth.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary Hallock Crocher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group