Child's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-37074

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

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
checker pattern
Children's clothing
Silk
Checked
Hand Stitched
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Handwritten note sewn into lining of hem: ""Pink silk worn by daughter of C.H. and H.E. Cummings about 1862-3 perhaps earlier.""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1934.1747

Places

Massachusetts (United States)