72.85.5 a,b
Bootee, Baptismal
Material: textile. Size: 3 1/2" L. x 2 1/2" H. Description: (a,b) white cotton yarn knit - blue decorative scallops around top and around the open toe and sole - blue crochet drawstring threaded around top for size adjustment and tied in front.
Made by Mattie McGrath Williamson (aunt of donor) in 1899. Gown #72.85.1, Petticoats #72.85.2, #72.85.3, bonnet #72.85.4 were all made to go with gown. Donor and her brothers and sisters were baptized in the outfit.