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Child's printed cotton dress; pattern of narrow brown diagonal stripes with small red, green, and dark brown geometric motifs; cape collar with points over shoulders trimmed with double row of green wool braid; bodice gathered at waistband at center front and back; back button and hook closure;...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, 1835–40

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 57 x 54cm (22 7/16 x 21 1/4in.) Other (Center front): 46.8cm (18 7/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, wool braid trim, mother-of-pearl button, brass hook


Textiles and Fashion Arts