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Child's dress

Description

Child's white dress with an elaborate van dyke collar edged with lace, a shirred bodice, short sleeves, and a scalloped hem embroidered with floral sprays.

Details

Maker
Possibly Lunt, William Parsons, Mrs. (Maker)
Possibly Munroe, Ruth (Maker)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
Handwritten note loosely located in fold of dress: ""These dresses and guimpes were probably made by Mrs. William Parsons Lunt and Mrs. Benjamin W. Munroe--about 1840 to 60--Ellen Hobart? (Hedge) Lunt, and her daughter Ellen Hedge (Lunt) Munroe of Quincy, Mass."" Ellen Lunt (Munroe) Wales
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1988.358
GUSN
41474

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