Baby's chemise

Title:
Baby's chemise
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary Hallock Crocher
Object Number: 
1953.337f
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group