Child's Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-43

GUSN

GUSN-37228

Description

Child's dress made in cream-colored wool, printed with a red and green geometric pattern. The neck and sleeve hems are finished with green silk damask piping. The sleeves are heavily gathered and form large "poofs." The bodice is deeply gathered vertically, set with a small self-fabric placket in front. The dress closes at center back with hooks and eyes, and is edged with three vertically placed rosettes of green silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
block printing (relief printing process)
stitching
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Girls' clothing
Silk
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1934.2352