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Girl's frock

Girl's dress

American
1815–25


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England (textile)

Dimensions

Overall: 109.2 x 80 cm (43 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.82

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave, plain weave linen lining, plain weave cotton tape

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Girl’s frock with yellow and brown stripes and black, red, pink, and green three-pointed leaves, high waist, short tucked sleeves, long gathered skirt with single tuck, drawstrings at neck and waist

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone