Child's dress

American
Second half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

64 x 57 cm (25 3/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1790

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(now much yellowed), embroidered all over with white linen thread in floral sprig with border design on each of two flounces composing skirt and on edges of center front and center back, bodice panels of similar connected floral sprigs with angular stems, bodice fitted, buttoned down center back, square cut neck, very short puffed sleeves and full flounced skirt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins