Child's dress

Boy's or girl's dress

American
About 1825


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

70 x 69 cm (27 9/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1978

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, embroidered with cotton; mother of pearl buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made of cotton printed with pink closely spaced picotage background, with minute two pronged sprig in darker pink, square cut wide neck, short very full puffed sleeves with small pointed cape over each sleeve, short waisted with fullness gathered in center front and center back, full skirt open down entire length of front, dress buttoned in back and at waist band, all edges embroidered with white linen thread in one armed feather stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler