Child's dress

Object Number: 
Cotton backed silk velvet, cotton crochet lace
Overall: 18 x 18 in. ( 45.7 x 45.7 cm )
Brown cotton backed silk velvet child's dress with jewel neckline, long "leg of mutton" sleeves (wide and puffed at top tapering to the wrist) ending at band cuff with brown braided trim and hook and eye closure; trim also at hemline; bodice with crocheted cotton overlay on front and back, gathered high waistline; brown silk moiré ribbon bows at shoulders, proper left front side of waistline and at center back neckline closure; full skirt to below knee; center back waist and neckline closures each of two metal hooks and eyes; bodice lined in brown mercerized cotton; all hand stitching.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. M. H. Morse, Jr.
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Creative: Tronvig Group