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Child's dress

Child's dress in woven striped cotton with tan ground and narrow stripes alternating white and dark purple; low, round neckline with drawstring closure at back; back button closure; wide flaring collar which is split at shoulders and trimmed with off-white braid; yolk trimmed with off-white braid...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1830

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, cotton braid, buttons covered with cotton thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts