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Child's dress

Object Number: 
Z.1318.1
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
overall: 25 1/2 x 32 in.
Description: 
White cotton child's dress with a round neckline and wide round scalloped collar hanging over the bodice and shoulders decorated with bands of whitework embroidery; white silk drawstring strung through a band of needlepoint lace at the neckline; long sleeves with a whitework embroidered scalloped cuff; yoke of pleats at the front of the bodice; band of whitework around the waistline; calf or ankle length skirt with bands of tucks and whitework embroidery; scalloped whitework hem trimmed with floral needlepoint lace; seven mother-of-pearl buttons up the back.
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