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Baby's nightgown: T.18-1984

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

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.17-1984.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of 19th Century
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Centre Back Length 32.5 in

Materials used in production

Cotton

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.18-1984
Primary reference Number: 198777
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 10 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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