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Child's dress

American
About 1865


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2150a-d

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s dress in four parts; wide plaid of light blue and white taffeta with some narrow satin stripes; (a) boned fitted bodice, hooked down back; slight point at center front; short double flounced sleeve trimmed with faded blue silk fringe; (b) skirt with slight fullness pleated in back; longer in back; (c) belt of self material with pressed glass button; (d) sleeveless bolero jakcet; armscyes trimmed with pinked self material; armcye edges and bottom edges trimmed with white silk and glass bead fringe.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Stanley Emery, Jr.