Child's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-41474

Description

Child's white dress with an elaborate van dyke collar edged with lace, a shirred bodice, short sleeves, and a scalloped hem embroidered with floral sprays.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
Children's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Handwritten note loosely located in fold of dress: ""These dresses and guimpes were probably made by Mrs. William Parsons Lunt and Mrs. Benjamin W. Munroe--about 1840 to 60--Ellen Hobart? (Hedge) Lunt, and her daughter Ellen Hedge (Lunt) Munroe of Quincy, Mass."" Ellen Lunt (Munroe) Wales

Additional Identification Number

A4380

Maker

Possibly Lunt, William Parsons, Mrs. (Maker)
Possibly Munroe, Ruth (Maker)

Accession Number

1988.358

Places

Massachusetts (United States)