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Child's dress

Lower half of skirt, sleeves, and bodice back embroidered with polychrome wools, greens, and red predominating, in chain stitch, forming symmetrically arranged design of pineapples flanked by carnations, roses, and other flowers, in daded purple blossoms, dress laced down back.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.2612

Medium or Technique

Linen-and-Cotton; embroidery, chain stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes