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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. Printed cotton ombré stripe of neutral yellow shading to brownish purple; very short waist cut on the bias, short sleeves cut on the bias; drawstrings in neck and sleeves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Wilkin

American, about 1836

Object Place

United States


61 x 55 cm (24 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton print and linen tapes


Textiles and Fashion Arts