Dress, Infant's. White muslin dress with square neckline, yoke trimmed with rows of tucks and eyelet embroidery. Short gathered sleeves with drawstrings. Long skirt trimmed with tucks and eyelet embroidery. Opens at back with drawstring. Fair to poor condition, moderate tears at waist, severe at sleeves and drawstring at back. Slight tears throughout. Evidence of repairs. Slight staining. Lacework, inserts/ tucks - good condition. Worn by children of Mrs. Emily Austin Bryan Perry, sister of Stephen F. Austin. The donor stipulates that Museum records reflect that the object was given by Mrs. Stuart Sherar, Arthur A. Moore, Jr. and J. Perry Moore in memory of their mother, Mrs. Arthur A. Moore, Sr. (nee Emily Margaret Perry). Formerly L-1329. Entered in Accession Ledger twice, once as 19264c9.
L. 25 in (L. 63.5 cm)
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Betty Emery Moore.