Child's dress

American
Late 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

59 x 65 cm (23 1/4 x 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.420a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton woven plaid gingham and cotton plain-weave with bone buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s dress in two parts of blue and white woven plaid gingham, vertical white bands outlined on each side by minute woven white zig-zag; (a) bodice, long waisted with elastic in bottom edge, high round neck with turned back sailor collar trimmed with two bands of white braided tape, buttoned down center front with bone buttons concealed under pleated band; (b) skirt, full with fullness gathered evenly all the way around into sleeveless white cotton top; a number of stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham