Skip to content

Search Collections

Child's Dress

Description

A child's dress of white cotton, decorated with a hand-drawn ink design of floral garlands along shoulders, neckline, down the center front panel and around the hem. The front edges are trimmed in zig-zag braid. The closure is at the center back with a drawstring at waist and neck. The bodice back is deeply shirred, set into two ink-decorated button plackets. The bodice front is v-shaped, set with eight decorative buttons. The sleeves are short and puffed, closing with a drawstring.

Details

Maker
Williams, Helen Maria (Maker)
Date
ca. 1819
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
cotton (textile)
Drawn
DRESS
dresses (garments)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1949.132
GUSN
54957

Comments