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Baby's nightgown: T.17-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






White cotton, two main pieces with inset sleeves. Front bodice gathered onto five rows of cotton cord with a cotton sash at either side. Frills at neck and wrists with feather stitch details. Back opening with cotton drawstring at neck and small red cotton laundry mark.
Similar to T.18-1984.

Legal notes

Miss Diana Hunter

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, second half#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Centre Back Length 32.5 in

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.17-1984
Primary reference Number: 197771
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 3 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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