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Child's Dress

Description

A child's dress of cream-colored cotton printed with miniature dogs and deer in purple that has shifted to brown. The collar is of same fabric trimmed with picot lace and shaped with a drawstring. It has short sleeves. The skirt is gathered into a waistband attached to the bodice, with one tuck set at the hem. The center back has hook and eye closures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
animals
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Stitched
Mythical Animal
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1926.935
GUSN
31169

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