Object Place: United States
58 x 42 cm (22 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain-weave with cotton embroidery
Not On View
White cotton short dress open down back; skirt border design of vine bearing acorn and oak leaves repeated on short sleeves and center front of highwaisted bodice; embroidery worked with heavy white cotton thread in satin, knot, and stem stitches. Believed to have been worn by the children of Mrs. Josiah Quincy.
Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe