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Child's dress

Description

Child's dress, pink-check with black velvet trim on capped sleeves, waistband, and hem; Broad neckline; Skirt is gathered all the way around at waistband; Seven pearl shank buttons at center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn into lining of hem: ""Pink silk worn by daughter of C.H. and H.E. Cummings about 1862-3 perhaps earlier.""
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
Children's clothing
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1934.1747
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37074

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