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Baby's coat

Object Number: 
Z.1171.48ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. ( 60.3 x 62.9 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk baby coat with a round collar decorated with drawnwork around the edge and whitework embroidery; long sleeves with a folded cuff with drawnwork and whitework decoration and silk ribbons at the wrist; vertical rows of drawnwork and whitework decoration at the shoulders, across the back and along the front opening of the coat; three mother-of-pearl buttons and silk ribbon ties at the neck to fasten the coat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. M.H. Morse, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group