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Infant's short dress

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Short waist with fullness gathered in waist band, wide square cut neck, short sleeves cut on bias with pointed capes over sleeves, fastened in back with minute lace covered buttons, V shaped panel in center front of bodice of three floral sprays embroidered with white linen, similar floral...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

American, Second quarter 19th century

Object Place



50 x 54 cm (19 11/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, cotton eyelet embrodiery insertion, and needlework covered buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts