Girl's dress

American (Boston, Massachusetts)
about 1880

Object Place: Boston, USA


58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 25 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Child’s dress in two parts; yellow taffeta; long bodice hooked down back; short standing collar; long straight sleeves edged with Valenciennes lace ruffles; pocket on each side of peplum; skirt trimmed near bottom with folds and pleats of same yellow taffeta and lined with glazed white cotton; bodice lined with white cotton; bodice trimmed with bows and bands of blue silk ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carroll Perkins