Lace dress for a baby, from the Mary Grace Muse Adkins family. Four bands of hand embroidered designs. Ruffle at neck is hand rolled and whipped, but binding is machine sewn. Sleeves set in by hand, but machine stitched. Handmade button holes with pearl buttons. Tremendous amount of embroidery, which covers the entire piece. Hem edging of button hole stitch has machine finishing stitch all around dress. Designs of cutwork button hole stitches.
L. 17.32 in (L. 44 cm)
Place of Origin
Transfer to Texas Memorial Museum from University Archives, UT Austin, 1961