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Object Name DRESS
Catalog Number 0985.02.00036
Description Infant dress, white cotton; square neck with cap sleeves trimed with embroidered, cut work with scalloped edge lace. Bodice has V inset embroidered with floral medalians with needlelace center front and cut work chevron designs along sides and flounce embroidered trim. Embroidered cut work waist band with smocked pleats. Alternating rows of small tucks and inset open work embroidered lace with picot stitch edge, Hem is openwork, embroidered with scalloped edge. Drawstring back closure. Inside twill tape loops at waist printed with Industrial Leaf Tobacco Co.
Material Cotton
Dimensions H-41 W-9.5 inches
Made Mrs. J. E. Brewer
Provenance This baby dress was handmade during the war by Mrs. J. E. Brewer.

"Baby dress, hand embroidered, made by Mrs. J. E. Brewer during the war." (accession ledger)
People Brewer, Laura [Mrs. Jester E.]
Subjects children
babies
infants
Clothing & dress