Child's dress

English
1820–25


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

1985.883a

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta), glazed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s dress of dark green silk taffeta lined with glazed cotton plain weave. Short puffed sleeves have smocking at shoulders; tucks in lattice design at center front of bodice; piped seams; full skirt with padded hem; silk ribbon drawstring at back neckline; CB hook and bar closure to waist. Fabric identical to that used for woman’s sleeve (1985.883b)

Provenance

Mrs. Dows Dunham; gift to the MFA, December 18, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham