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Object Name Dress
Date ca. 1840
Description Boy's dress of cotton with overall abstract floral print in white, red, green, and black. Infant style bodice has wide square neckline with piping, short sleeves with tucks, piping on side seams, and back closure with drawstring. Bodice and skirt are gathered into waistband.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing, New York)
Acquisition Gift of William DeHart
Ownership and History Worn by James H. DeHart (father of donor) of Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. James H. DeHart was listed in a 1903 Staten Island directory as a printer with the address of 1 North Street, Port Richmond.
Earliest Date 1835
Latest Date 1845
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People DeHart, James Henry
Catalog Number C01.3739
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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