Overall: 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 29.2 cm )
Ivory cotton muslin baby's chemise with a low round neckline and center front opening; turn-down collar; short dolman sleeves; sleeves and neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; seams at sides; handstitched.
This chemise was made by the donor's aunt for an expected child. The baby, however, was stillborn, and the mother died in childbirth.
Gift of Miss Mary Hallock Crocher
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