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Child's Dress

Description

A child's dress of white linen with ruffled cap sleeves finished in a scalloped edge. There is white-work embroidery on sleeves and hem, wiht a net insert. A piece of white work is appliqued at neckline on the bodice front. There is one cloth covered button at each shoulder. The neckline is shaped with a drawstring. The hem is scalloped. The closure is at center back.

Details

Maker
Cutler, Abigail, 1791- (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1923.415
GUSN
29920

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