Muslin, needlepoint lace
Overall: 24 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. ( 62.2 x 72.4 cm )
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.
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.