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Object Name Dress
Date ca. 1840
Description Boy's dress. Red cotton with overall beige and brown geometric print. Bodice is gathered and has a square neckline with piping. Short sleeves with embroidered scalloped trim. Back closure with a single hook and eye at the neckline and two buttons at the waist. Skirt is gathered into the waistband, which is faced with coarse natural cotton or linen.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing)
Acquisition Gift of Mrs. Harry G. Bailey
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1835
Latest Date 1845
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number C01.1566
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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