Child's dress

Boy's or girl's dress

About 1825

Object Place: USA


70 x 69 cm (27 9/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, embroidered with cotton; mother of pearl buttons

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Made of cotton printed with pink closely spaced picotage background, with minute two pronged sprig in darker pink, square cut wide neck, short very full puffed sleeves with small pointed cape over each sleeve, short waisted with fullness gathered in center front and center back, full skirt open down entire length of front, dress buttoned in back and at waist band, all edges embroidered with white linen thread in one armed feather stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler