Child's dress

Child's dress
Title
Child's dress
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.
Object Number 
Z.1318.1
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