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Child's dress of dark green silk taffeta lined with glazed cotton plain weave. Short puffed sleeves have smocking at shoulders; tucks in lattice design at center front of bodice; piped seams; full skirt with padded hem; silk ribbon drawstring at back neckline; CB hook and bar closure to waist....

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Provenance

Mrs. Dows Dunham; gift to the MFA, December 18, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

English, 1820–25

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

1985.883a

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta), glazed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes