Infant's dress. Off-white cotton gauze with overall brown printed pattern of vines inside wider coral-shaped vertical stripes. Square neckline with drawstring closure in back. Short puffy sleeves with ruffles. No waist. Skirt is slightly longer in back than in front. Two bands of tucks near hem, and ruffle trim at hem. Dress is accompanied by 2 detached long sleeves of the same fabric.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing, New York)
|Acquisition||From Miss Annie E. Cole|
|Ownership and History||Worn by Mary Woglom (1825-1905), a descendent of the Schenk and Van Schoyck (or Van Schaick) families. Mary grew up to marry Jacob W. Cole and was the mother of Annie E. Cole of Tottenville, Staten Island.|
Clothing & dress
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Outerwear|
Cole, Annie E.
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