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Child's Dress

1997.41 (RS160840)

Description

Child's dress made of orange, green and blue woven check wool with puffed elbow-length sleeves set into a highwaisted bodice embellished by two additional triangular plackets with decorative buttons sewn into each side seam, forming curved faux buttoned seams on the bodice front. Back button hook and eye closure, with a small "tail" of puffed fabric attached to the center back of the dress at the waist, decorated with four decorative buttons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1832
Material
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
Dress
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
dresses (garments)
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1997.41
Credit Line
Gift of Robert B. Lundblad
GUSN
13444

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