Infant's white cotton gown. Rounded neck, short sleeves, embroidered eyelet, hand-sewn. Sleeves are embroidered with small cut-outs making a floral / leaf pattern. Two tiered sleeve edge, top tier embroidered with flowers and leaf cut-outs, the edge is zig-zagged. The bottom tier also has zig-zagged edge. The neckline is edged with zig-zag. Gown has "V" shaped yoke, zig-zag borders the edges, the center is embroidered flowers and leaves with small cut-outs. The skirt is gathered and has 31 small tucks running horizontally around the skirt. The bottom of the skirt is embroidered with flowers and leaves with cut-outs the bottom edge is plain. The back closes with ties. The gown is stained and torn.
L. 79 x W. 89 cm (L. 31.1 x W. 35 in)
Place of Origin
Gift from Weems-Craig Family to Texas Memorial Museum, 10/12/1886