Baby's chemise

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