April Show and Tell: Baby Gown


This green polka-dot baby gown is thought to have been worn by at least two Longfellow children. Most of the children’s clothes was acquired commercially, probably commission from local seamstresses. A few pieces are handmade by the children’s aunt Anne Pierce. While preparing for the
birth of her first child, Fanny thanked her sister-in-law for her ” kind pricking of your thumbs”, saying, My little wardrobe is filling up fast, but any additions your sisterly (our auntly) interests may suggest to your nimble fingers have are well-placed there in about all
other lilliputian offering of the No babies both girls and boys started and
downs but long skirts and pick when preparing for analysis part anyone doesn’t have these early ropes made
accidentally too short decided to you keep them for nightgowns
and a2 when nobody’s hi children were later
moved into shorter out like this one picture on one year
old he did to allow them more freedom of movement maybe can’t anyone recorded countries demanded on the day nurse short petticoat which chill of his
little that leg very cunning me and he was immediately
inspired of scam be identified through other clean
like things too closely matched locks on a
sampler fabrics preserved and I think different note above key states 1847 and notes down in 1847 +91 than one or two years old probably just
beginning to walk runner was younger sister any evidently went down and hand me down a
few years later a

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