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Girl's Dress

Description

Girl's dress. Primarily white; sleeveless, with red trim around both the squared neckline and the ruffled arm holes. Three sets of green holly leaves with red berries are appliquéd on the front of the dress, below the neckline. Identical holly clusters are appliquéd along the waist, and just above the hem of the skirt. The dress has both buttons and a tie on the back for closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1935-1940
Inscriptions
"MISS WESTGATE / 141-A NEWBURY STREET / BOSTON / [size] 10"
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
appliqué (technique)
buttons (fasteners)
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
appliqué (technique)
buttons (fasteners)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Possibly cotton (textile)
Accession Number
2002.4
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy and Lane Goss
GUSN
246528

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