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Infant's short dress

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High waisted bodice, wide square cut neck, fullness dof bodice at back gathered into waist band, short puffed sleeves with three pointed capes over sleeves, "V" shaped panel in center front of bodice embroidered with white linen thread, central stylized carnation and feathery foliage framed by...

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Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

American, Second quarter 19th century

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76.5 x 54.5 cm (30 1/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

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Cotton mull with linen embroidery insertion, hemstitched, and cotton drawstring


Textiles and Fashion Arts