Child's dress

American (Boston)
Early 20th century

Object Place: Boston, USA


98 x 68 cm (38 9/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton velveteen with cotton embroidery, metal snap closures, and woven jacquard label

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Child’s dress of brown velvet; straight cut dress flaring slightly toward bottom, high round neck, long straight sleeves, neck and sleeve edges trimmed with chain stitch in five colors, vertical panel of embroidered flowers and wheat left center front of dress; woven label in neck, Mary Louise, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.