Boy's dress

American
about 1836


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

54 x 64 cm (21 1/4 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1529

Medium or Technique

Linen print with cotton and wool braid trim and mother of pearl button

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Boy’s cotton dress, worn by the donor’s father, Alfred Wilkin, born in McConnellsville, Ohio, in 1833. White cotton with red printed line stripe; front panel and sleeves trimmed with white cotton and red wool galloon; all fullness in back, waist band in back; skirt longer in back.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Wilkin