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Baby's petticoat and chemise

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Title:
Baby's petticoat and chemise
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Muslin
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
a: 18 1/2 x 35 in. ( 47 x 88.9 cm ) b: 6 1/2 x 9 in. ( 16.5 x 22.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 900
Description: 
White muslin baby petticoat (a) and chemise (b); petticoat has a wide drawstring gathered waist; two bands of five tucks are divided by a band of geometric whitework above the hem; sleeveless chemise with a round neckline decorated with vine pattern white work; allover decoration of alternating bands of five vertcal tucks and geometric patterned whitework.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. M.H. Morse, Jr.
Object Number: 
Z.1171.46ab
Date Begin: 
1850
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group