Child's dress

Indian
British Colonial era
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

49 x 59.5 cm (19 5/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.439

Medium or Technique

Wool twill-weave with silk chain stitch embroidery and plain-weave cotton lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s short-sleeved dress of green twill-weave wool with offset front bodice opening with tie closure at neck and waist and separate skirt gathered into bodice; border design on neck, sleeves, shoulders, waist and hem of scrolling floral motifs embroidered in red silk; edge of neck, front, sleeves and hem accented with black overcast stitch; lined with red cotton gauze.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, 1943; The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection