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Object ID 1956.055.004
Object Name Dress
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Ernest Hall
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1860
Description Hand-sewn, one-piece child's dress for a girl of about ten to twelve years old with long sleeves, a high, round neck, and a long, full skirt. The dress is front closing and has three hooks and eyes at the lower part nearest the waist, where there is also a 2 1/2" tab that secures with a single hook and eye (both missing). It has a cotton pocket sewn into the seam on the left side. The material is a small check pattern in dark brown and white. The skirt is unlined and the dress is very plain with no applied ornament.
Dimensions W-16 L-45.5 inches
Dimension Details Width at shoulders; 23 1/2" waist; 67" wide across the hem.
Subjects Clothing & dress
Search Terms Clothing
Children's Clothing
Nineteenth Century
Material Cotton; cotton twill lining