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Child's dress of taffeta with small all over chiné print of roses, dress with high round neck fastened down back with metal buttons, long straight sleeves, low waisted, panel down center front of dark red silk twill shirred, broad sash of same red twill with large bow in back around low waist...

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Provenance

Gift of the cousins of Gerturde Bickford Hutchings through Mrs. Helen R. Moore of Wellesley, Massachusetts to the MFA, May 14, 1953.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Gertrude Bickford Hutchings by her cousins

American, about 1883

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center front: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.) Center back: 73.7 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

53.543

Medium or Technique

Warp-printed silk plain weave (taffeta), silk twill, metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes