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Boy's dress

Low, wide neckline with collar only at back; short sleeves; full skirt with wide peplum. White piqué, trimmed with eyelet embroidery, pale blue ribbon and white braid. Straight and slanting ornamentla panels in front continue from bodice inot skirt. Hook-and-eye closure at back. A few yellowish...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch

American, about 1870

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Medium or Technique

Piqué peplum


Textiles and Fashion Arts