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Child's dress

Object Number: 
Z.1318.2
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 32 in. ( 64.8 x 81.3 cm )
Description: 
White and blue striped silk child's dress with a low square neckline; enormous puffed long "leg of mutton" sleeves with a wide elasticized wrist; three pleats at the center of the bodice; high waistline with openwork embroidery and a cream silk ribbon strung through that ties in the back; wide round skirt trimmed with a ruffle; 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