vest; baby

White coloured square shaped vest or first shirt for a baby. Sleeveless and square-necked, sleeve can be folded over and buttoned down on the shoulder with a small cloth covered button. Made from a light cotton fabric or possibly silk, very light. Embroidery detail under collar lace.
Items like these were popular from the second half of the 19th century onwards.White linen shirt.
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Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 25cm (H 9 13/16")
Dimensions:W 30cm (W 11 13/16")
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