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Child's dress in three parts of blue and white woven gingham plaid; (a) dress, long waisted, high round neck with stand up collar, long sleeves, slightly puffed at shoulders, full pleated skirt with pleats held in place by tape underneath skirt; (b) sleeveless bolero with rounded front corners...

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Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, Late 19th century

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Overall (dress): 68 x 51 cm (26 3/4 x 20 1/16 in.) Other (dress): 63 cm (24 13/16 in.) Length x width (bolero): 30 x 33 cm (11 13/16 x 13 in.) Length x width (belt): 69.2 x 8.2 cm (27 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

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Wool gingham plaid with wool braid trim and mother of pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts