Two children's dresses (one of two)

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

56 x 54 cm (22 1/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.563

Medium or Technique

Cotton print with cotton embroidery and lace trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two children’s dresses of white cotton muslin with printed minute blue dot; wide flaring neck, short sleeves, full bodice and skirt both gathered evenly all around into eyelet-embroidered cotton waist band, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with very narrow bobbin lace edging, three wide tucks around skirt; a few brown stains.

Provenance

Made for twin sisters, Annie and Julia Coolidge (donor's mother's cousins)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marion C. Tripp