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Object Name Dress
Date 1850s
Description Infant's dress of white cotton. Bodice has wide round neckline with embroidered cutwork trim and short sleeves with embroidered openwork. Bodice front has triangular decoration of whitework embroidery with cutwork and needle lace fillings. Back opening with no closure. Long skirt is cartridge pleated to waist. Front of skirt has 4 vertical flanges with embroidery, and fine floral whitework embroidery with cutwork and needle lace fillings at hem.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing)
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1850
Latest Date 1860
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Embroidery
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number C01.4784
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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