Child's Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1819

GUSN

GUSN-54957

Description

A child's dress of white cotton, decorated with a hand-drawn ink design of floral garlands along shoulders, neckline, down the center front panel and around the hem. The front edges are trimmed in zig-zag braid. The closure is at the center back with a drawstring at waist and neck. The bodice back is deeply shirred, set into two ink-decorated button plackets. The bodice front is v-shaped, set with eight decorative buttons. The sleeves are short and puffed, closing with a drawstring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Boys' Clothing
Hand Stitched
Drawn
Garland
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Maker

Williams, Helen Maria (Maker)

Accession Number

1949.132