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Infant's short dress

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Short waisted bodice, wide square cut neck, fullness of bodice gathered into waist band at back, drawstring at back of neck, short bias cut sleeves, band of eyelet embroidered insertion around skirt, narrow ruffles over sleeves, V shaped panel in center front of bodice set off by six lines of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

American, Second quarter 19th century

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54 x 67 cm (21 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts