Infant's dress

Bris dress

American
1886


Dimensions

Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2008.333

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White short-sleeved child’s bris dress with pleating along the front panel, button closure on center back, and ties at the waist.

Provenance

Worn by Harry Kohn, Sr., son of Pauline and Jacob Kohn, for his bris in 1886 in Springfield, Ohio; 1984, by inheritance to Susan and Harry Kohn, Jr.; Gift of Susan Kohn to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the Harry Kohn, Jr. family in memory of Harry Kohn, Sr.