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Child's dress, front drawstring closure at neck, gathers on front of bodice, two covered buttons at back, short puffed sleeves with bands of eyelet embroidery running lengthwise and around edges, high plain waistband, three rows of pin tucks along bottom of skirt

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, early 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.935

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes