Boys' dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1845

GUSN

GUSN-172081

Description

A boy's black velvet dress with a wide neck and "V" shaped front decorated with black braid and self-covered buttons in three rows that echo the v-shape of the bodice front. The dress has short sleeves and a full skirt with a deep hem. It closes up the center back with hooks and eyes. It has one pocket with a handwritten note tucked inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dress

Inscription

"Little velvet suit of W.S. Appleton 1844."

Additional Identification Number

A4366

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.215