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Boy's dress

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Boy's cotton dress, worn by the donor's father, Alfred Wilkin, born in McConnellsville, Ohio, in 1833. White cotton with red printed line stripe; front panel and sleeves trimmed with white cotton and red wool galloon; all fullness in back, waist band in back; skirt longer in back.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Wilkin

American, about 1836

Object Place

United States


54 x 64 cm (21 1/4 x 25 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen print with cotton and wool braid trim and mother of pearl button


Textiles and Fashion Arts