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Child's dress

Cream-colored corded silk and machine-made lace. Gathered bodice and skirt; wide pleated waistband of same silk. Lace-covered guimpe with high round collar. Full, puffed upper sleeves with tight, lace-covered sleeves from elbow to wrist; six lace-covered spherical buttons on lower part of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke

French, Late 19th century

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; lace; machine made


Textiles and Fashion Arts