Child's frock

Girl's dress

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England or Europe (cotton print)

Dimensions

70 x 44.5 cm (27 9/16 x 17 1/2 in.) measured flat in present condition for storage

Accession Number

99.664.65

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton child’s frock with small red motif on white ground; drawstrings at neck, sleeves, and waist; open at back; pieced at back, sleeves, and waist; small repair at front

Provenance

Worn by member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone