dress (garment)

Object number
2010.21.6
Date
circa 1830 – 1870
Description
A child's dress made of an off-white printed cotton. Believed by the donor's family to date to c. 1825. Made of a bodice with capped sleeves attached to a waistband and skirt. Cartridge pleating on both sides of waistband, at neckline, and at sleeves. Fastens at center back with three white buttons, one of which pulls through a loop. Bodice is lined at sides. Fabric has a repeating print including dots and stylized flowers in brown and lavender. A printed tape (in similar colors) shows a repeat paisley design at waistband and hem. Two repairs (left front skirt and right front side seam).
Materials
cotton
Credit Line
Gift of Sheila Burns
Object Type
dresses (garments)
Related People & Organizations
Burns, Shelia (associated)