Baby's petticoat and chemise

Object Number: 
Z.1171.46ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Muslin
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 18 1/2 × 35 in. (47 × 88.9 cm) Overall (b): 6 1/2 × 9 in. (16.5 × 22.9 cm)
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group