Diaper Shirt

I was recently at my sisters house going through my mother’s stuff and I ran across this little “diaper” shirt that my grandmother made either when I was born or when my sister was born. My sister and I where both born in the state of Mississippi, me in May and she in August so you know it was hot and there was NO air conditioning way back in those days. These little diaper shirts would have been just the thing┬áto have on a new born fresh little body.


It is made from pink cotton batiste, with small 1/4″ french seams on the inside and beautiful hand made button holes with┬átiny little chicken feet embroidery details up the placket and around the collar. She must have also made the delicate little tatted lace trim. I just love it.


I think the way the front placket is curved is so beautiful.

name7How wonderful that it still survives and that I now have it to add to the other one I already had.