Child's dress

About 1895

Object Place: USA


55.5 x 77 cm (21 7/8 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short waisted, high round neck, long sleeves puffed slightly at shoulders, full skirt gathered evenly all the way around, center front and center back bodice panels, wrist bands, and waist band of eyelet embroidered cotton insertion in minute rosette design, tuck around skirt near hem, both hem and tuck hemstitched and have minute floral border design and sprigs in eyelet embroidery, sash ties made of same material from side seam to center back, made from piece of skirt, narrow edging of Valenciennes lace around sleeves and neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes