Lace and linen
260 mm (H); 57 mm (H)Order this image
Erddig, Wrexham (Accredited Museum)
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One of five baby's linen chemises/shirts dated 1740 (circa). Fabric of undyed linen plain weave. Trimmed at shoulder, linen bobbin lace insertion; and at neck and sleeve edge linen bobbin lace 'Valenciennes'. Lace at shoulder, neck and sleeve, linen tape at sleeve seam. Hand sewn.
Given by Phillip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973.