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Child's dress

Child's white piqué dress. Square yoke, long sleeves, fitted waist, draped attached overskirt with bow in center back; three attached tabs in center front of skirt; trimmed with white cotton braid and narrrow cambric ruffles edged with buttonhole scallops; worn by the children of Alice Bacon...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

American, 1870–75

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Cotton piqué and cambric, cambric covered buttons, cotton braid trim, and metal hook and eye closure


Textiles and Fashion Arts