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Object Name Dress
Date ca. 1875
Description Young girl's 3-piece dress of ivory wool trimmed with pink plush. Fitted bodice with round neckline, long coat sleeves, and peplum. Back closure with pink plush-covered buttons. Skirt is flat in front and cartridge pleated at back. Overskirt has apron front gathered up in back.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing, Victorian, Bustle, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Helen Crocheron Brown
Ownership and History Worn by Anne Vail Seguine of Rossville, Staten Island. Anne married Stephen Dover Crocheron in 1891; their daughter, Helen Crocheron Brown, donated the dress to the Staten Island Historical Society.
Earliest Date 1870
Latest Date 1880
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Brown, Helen Seguine (Crocheron)
Seguine, Anne (or Ann) Vail
Crocheron, Stephen Dover
Catalog Number C01.3777.A-C
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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