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Collection Clothing-Children's
Catalog Number 1993.01.10
Object Name Dress
Date 1870 ca.
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton
Dimensions L-25 inches
Description A child's handstitched dress comprised of a brown and beige printed cotton. The dress has a wider than usual rounded neck with a white cotton twill tape inserted into the collar seam. The dress has princess seaming on the front. The short sleeves are set into the arm syce with self-piping at the shoulder seam. The sleeves are slightly puffed with a self-fabric arm band attached. The inside seams reveal that this dress was once a brown and pink but has faded dramatically.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey