Child's dress

Object Number: 
Z.1318.3
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, muslin, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 26 in. ( 64.8 x 66 cm )
Description: 
White cotton child's dress printed with a brown, beige, tan, red, pink and blue floral pattern all over; high round neckline trimmed with eyelet lace; triangular white cotton yoke at the front of the bodice decorated with whitework and openwork embroidery; the rest of the bodice front is pleated; long "leg of mutton" sleeves, wide and puffed at the shoulder tapering towards the wrist; muslin cuff decorated with a openwork scroll pattern and trimmed with needlepoint lace; openwork band around the waistline; round knee-length skirt lightly pleated at the waistline; three mother-of-pearl buttons up the back of the bodice.
Gallery Label: 
According to records found with the dress, this dress was worn by Mrs. Harriet Ferry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group