Kid clothing avaVintage baby’s and kid’s clothing can be adoring. In the 17th, 18th, 19th, and even the beginning of the 20th century, such garments were handmade, which adds more charm to it. Here is a collection of children’s dresses, suits, caps, shoes, and even bibs from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. We guarantee you’d be moved by these garments.



Christening gown from white linen. Great Britain, 1896.

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Christening gown, undergown, and bonnet for a baby. It is made from lace and silk. England, 1937.

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Christening gown, undergown, and bonnet for a baby. It is made from lace and silk. England, 1937.

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Christening robe, 1730-1770. The costume is made from cream satin, it has square neck, and attached frilled lace sleeves. The additional decorations are made from matching silk fringed braid with tassels.

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Christening robe. It is made from white silk satin and trimmed down the front with rows of braid and fringe. White silk lining is also added. England, the 18th century.

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Christening gown, 1900-1925.

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Christening set. The lace was produced in Belgium, the set was sewn in Great Britain, 1650-1700.

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Girl’s dress – back-fastening gown with a trained skirt, 1760. It is made from ivory silk and hand-embroidered with colored silk threads. The patterns depict flowers, birds, butterflies, and baskets of fruits and flowers. Side view.

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Girl’s cloak made from light puce-colored silk. Probably Britain, 1830-1839.

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Child’s garment. United Kingdom, 1880-1895. It is made from silk and cotton fabric, decorated with hand-embroidery (silk threads and gold threads), laid work, and couching.

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Girl’s coat and bonnet set in peppermint green wool, fully lined. The costume is made by Minimode. England, 1961.

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Little girl’s mourning garment of black grosgrain. England, 1882.

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Child’s dress and basque waistband. The gown is made from pale sea green velvet and trimmed with lace and blue ribbon. England, 1870.

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Girl’s dress made from ivory-colored printed silk trimmed with machine-made lace and blue velvet. England, 1885.

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Child’s dress. It is made from white gauze patterned with silver-gilt tinsel, trimmed with tinsel flowers and fringes. 1850-1860.

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Girl’s scoop-necked sleeveless dress of violet silk with a threaded ecru stripe in the weave. It has an ecru-colored yak lace trim. 1870-1879.

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Infant’s gown, 1910.

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Boy’s waistcoat made of embroidered satin and lined with twill. England, 1820-30s.

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Girl’s coat. The garment is made of white cotton, machine-quilted in rose motifs. It is also decorated with embroidery and cutting. England, 1879.

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Bris gown (attire for the Jewish ceremony of circumcision), 1870s.

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Infant’s gown, 1820s.

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Boy’s suit made from silk and cotton blend. England, 1760.

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Boy’s robe of bronze-colored silk. France, 1750.

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Boy’s suit, the late 19th century.

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Boy’s dress of ivory-colored silk. It was worn by Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales. England, 1843.

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Boy’s single-breasted tunic in light brown nankeen, with lines of buttons on the bodice front. England, 1830-1840.

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Child’s suit, 1635-1640.

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Boy’s dress, 1868.

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Baby’s bib, 1880-1900.

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Girl’s cap, 1915.

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Nightcap for a girl. It is a white hairnet with pouches to set the hair in curls. United Kingdom, 1800-1850.

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Baby’s cap, the 1st half of the 19th century.

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Velvet shoes worn by Prince Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, at 8 months. England, 1842.

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Pink satin baby’s boots with couched silver-thread decoration. England, 1800-1830.

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Baby slippers, 1880s.

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Pair of tiny booties belonging to Princess Maud, Queen Victoria’s great-granddaughter, youngest daughter of Edward VII, and later the Queen of Norway.

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Shoes for a child. They’re made of plaited straw and horsehair, lined with red silk. England, 1850-1870.

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Pair of boots for a baby. They’re made of cream silk and embellished with bows and floral embroidery. France, 1880-1889.

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Pair of children’s shoes. They are made from black velvet with bows and patent toecap. England, 1851.

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Vintage baby boots.

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