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Christening Gown

Description: Christening gown of white cotton muslin. Hand made and embroidered. Gathered waist trimmed in laisse anglais. Rounded neckline with V insert of eyelet lace. Eyelet trim at wrists, neck and hem. Scalloped insert panel down front trimmed in tatted eyelet with floral embroidery and six tiers of tatted eyelet. Center back opening is pleated with three covered buttons and drawstring at waist.
Date: 1850~

George Washington

Description: Portrait of George Washington, visible from the chest up. Washington is wearing a dark-colored military uniform with gold trim and is posed looking to his right. There is an oval-shaped frame around the portrait.
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Date: 1850~
Creator: Peale, Rembrandt

Hat

Description: Hat of off-white wool yarn and beads. Hat is based on a fanchon style, consisting of a knitted, somewhat diamond-shaped piece to fit across top of head and extending down sides to the ears with wide off-white silk ribbon ties at end of extensions. Unlike a regular fanchon, which is solely of a piece of flat lace, this cap has a deep pile of the same wool yarn over the entire surface of the cap, each piece tipped with a cylindrical frosted white bead.
Date: 1850

Mitts

Description: Pair of black cotton lace mitts. The wrist-length fingerless gloves are of hand-crocheted lace, in a wide mesh. Slight frill at wrist, and separate thumb. A narrow black ribbon is threaded through the cuff, one ribbon lacking.
Date: [1850..1867]

Motherly Love

Description: A woman holds a young female child on her lap and another young female child to the side holds a doll. The setting is an interior domestic scene and next to the seated woman is a knitting basket.
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Date: 1850/1893~
Creator: Jonghe, Gustave Léonard de

Sunbonnet

Description: Sunbonnet of black silk taffeta. The brim of the hat has 6 shirred hoops with deep padding in between, and a ruffled edge of the same fabric. At center back of neck, on the tail of the hat, is a flat bow of black silk taffeta, and the ties are of black silk taffeta ribbon. The crown is lined with brown glazed cotton fabric. The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.
Date: 1850

Wolf Mask

Description: The wooden mask appears to be that of an animal such as a wolf. Behind the mask, circular pieces hold the face and the hanging decorative elements from the head of the animal. The head is painted black and white.
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Date: 1850/1875