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Child's dress

Child's dress of cream colored alpaca, high round neck, buttoned down center front, long sleeves, cut both front and back on "princesse" lines, with center panels outlined and ornamented with appliqué bands of pink taffeta, bottom of sleeves trimmed in same way, shoulder seams corded and piped...

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Credit Line

Gift of The Misses Laura and Elizabeth Richardson and Miss Mary Shute

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Wool (alpaca); appliqué, ruching


Textiles and Fashion Arts