Child's Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1871

GUSN

GUSN-36561

Description

A child's two-piece skirt suit made of wool, discharge printed on red wool with white trilobed flowers and lined with white cotton. The bodice has a scalloped hem and is currently stitched to the skirt. It once attached with buttons at center front and back. The bodice currently closes up the center front with 8 pink buttons, but has been re-worked for a later child. It originally closed with hooks and eyes up the center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
floral patterns
Boys' Clothing
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Geometric Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Maker

Possibly Brigham, Maria Wilson (Maker)

Accession Number

1934.396AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)