Child's dress

About 1895

Object Place: USA


58.5 x 55.5 cm (23 1/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with cotton embroidery, eyelet insertion, and linen Valenciennes bobbin lace

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



High round neck, long sleeves slightly puffed around shoulders, full skirt with fullness gathered evenly all around, buttoned down back, both front and back of bodice trimmed with box pleats and bands of eyelet and drawn work insertion in minute grape vine design, band of same insertion at top of skirt hem, eight small tucks above embroidered insertion on skirt, on sash ties with hemstitched ends from side seam to center back, narrow ruffle of Valenciennes lace around neck and sleeve edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes