Child's dress

Child's dress
Title
Child's dress
Date 
1870-1890
Medium 
Silk, satin, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 21 in. ( 71.1 x 53.3 cm )
Description 
Ankle length child's dress of pink satin and blue and pink striped silk; jacket style bodice with a high round ruffled collar; 'jacket' portion of the dress made of the silk, drops over hips and top of legs; long sleeved with two layers of ruffles at the cuff, one of silk and one of pink satin; satin ruffle runs along the edge of the jacket; dress buttons on the left beneath the jacket with five mother-of-pearl buttons; satin bodice beneath is shired and pleated and ballooned at the knee; three ruffles below, one of striped silk, one of cream hand-made needlepoint lace, and one of pleated pink satin; dress lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. L. C. Dameron
Object Number 
1953.132a
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group