Child's dress

Object Number: 
Z.1318.4
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Muslin, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. ( 62.2 x 72.4 cm )
Description: 
White muslin child's sleeveless dress printed all over with a pink paisley pattern; wide round neckline with a wide round collar hanging over the bodice and shoulders and coming to four points, trimmed with two bands of needlepoint lace in a floral pattern; high waistline; calf-length skirt with a wide hem and six rows of tucks; four 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